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Get to the gridiron without the gridlock! Riding MTA Metro-North Railroad is the best way to see the clash between legendary rivals Fordham Rams and the Holy Cross Crusaders at Yankee Stadium this Saturday, November 12, at 3 p.m. On Sunday, as always for 1 p.m. Jets or Giants games at MetLife Stadium, Metro-North will provide service from the New Haven Line to the Meadowlands Sports Complex.
New Long Island Rail Road timetables will go into effect on Monday, November 14 with enhanced train service for the holiday season and changes to daily train service from Montauk and weekend train service to and from Greenport. The new schedules, which will remain in effect through Sunday, March 6, also reflect adjustments to departure and arrival times of off-peak and weekend trains to accommodate track work on some branches.
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Customers taking the Canarsie l Line are going to see increased service as ridership continues to grow in Brooklyn. The addition of 50 roundtrips on the l line is part of a package of service changes planned for June 2017. Other service changes slated for the summer will be implemented in preparation for the partial closure of the m line to repair two century-old structures.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for November 4 - 7
Take the Subway to the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon
Scheduled track work on the Babylon and Montauk Branches this coming weekend Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6 will mean significant service changes on those branches and at several other locations as the LIRR undertakes a switch replacement project in Freeport and concrete tie installation between Babylon and Speonk.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 28 - 31
October 27th marks the 112th anniversary of the opening of New York City’s subway, and since the first Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) train rolled uptown, the subway has become the essence of a growing city, nourishing skyscrapers, developing residential neighborhoods and just shortening the time it takes to get around.
Manhattan-bound traffic exiting the RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span can now use the newly constructed East 125th Street exit ramp, which opened ahead of schedule earlier this month. Drivers had been using an adjacent temporary exit ramp since November 2015, while the original 1930s ramp was demolished and replaced with a reinforced concrete structure and steel roadway supports. The work was completed in less than eleven months, about a month ahead of schedule.
Track work on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk, Babylon, Hempstead and Port Washington branches scheduled for this coming weekend, Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 will mean extensive delays unless travelers plan ahead.
W Line Returns to Broadway
As part of an intensive, community-focused design process, the agency held numerous meetings with neighborhood associations, nearby business owners, and representatives from the Royale Condominium, the entity that owns and will maintain the public space. Recommendations by the community were incorporated into the plaza’s final design.
Scheduled track work on the Long Island Rail Road’s Babylon and Montauk Branches this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23, will mean significant service changes on those branches – including service to Sunday's Islanders game at Barclays Center – as the LIRR replaces switches in Freeport and installs new concrete ties and makes grade crossing improvements east of Babylon.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 21-24
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 14-17
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Long Island Rail Road will resume full rush hour service this afternoon on the Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson and Oyster Bay Branches. Service on those branches was disrupted in the wake of a derailment east of New Hyde Park on Saturday night.
MTA Long Island Rail Road crews have restored eastbound train service to one of the two Main Line tracks east of New Hyde Park where a train derailed on Saturday night. The restoration allows train service to resume during the mid-dayon the LIRR’s Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay Branches. Trains will run at reduced speeds near the affected area. Customers should expect some delays and cancellations as a result.
Following a train derailment east of New Hyde Park, LIRR customers are encouraged to use the Babylon, Hempstead and Montauk Branches. Limited alternative service is available for the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay Branches. Details are available here.
Sunday morning post-derailment service plan.

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