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After mobilizing thousands of personnel and snowfighting equipment to keep service running, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) continues to closely monitor the after-effects of the winter storm into the weekend to ensure continued reliable service and the safety of the riding public for all its agencies.
Due to the winter storm and its potential impact on service, customers should anticipate possible train delays, cancellations and combinations.
The Long Island Rail Road is preparing its rails and stations as the New York metropolitan area braces for its first winter storm of 2018. The LIRR anticipates running normal service, as conditions warrant. As safety is a top priority of the LIRR, staff will monitor the storm as it progresses and make any adjustments necessary.
While Metro-North prepares for the impending snowy weather, the railroad anticipates operating a regular, weekday schedule on Thursday, January 4. Metro-North crews will deploy additional staff and specialized equipment to stay ahead of the wintery conditions. The railroad will bring in about 1,500 extra personnel to increase coverage around the system. Maintainers, track workers and power personnel will be on site to deal with such weather related issues as broken rails, catenary problems and switch failures.
As the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) service region readies for a midweek winter storm that is forecast to drop as many as 12 inches of snow and wind gusts of up to 40 miles per hour, the MTA has finalized storm preparations including the mobilization of hundreds of pieces of snowfighting equipment and thousands of personnel to ensure continued reliable service and the safety of the riding public.
MTA B&T prepares for the upcoming snow storm.
NYC Subways follow well-established operating plans to ensure that subways continue to run safely and reliably during wintry conditions.
Buses will not stop on Fifth Av at 49 and 50 Sts, or on Sixth Av at 49 and 50 Sts
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
Take the subway to Times Square on New Year's Eve
The new year is almost upon us, and no place is more iconic for New Year's revelry than New York City. To help you enjoy the fun, trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the New Year’s holiday weekend, with lots of extra service to help customers enjoy the three-day weekend and celebrate the New Year.
Metro-North has your ticket to a safe and convenient way to travel during the New Year’s Eve weekend. The railroad d is offering expanded service to and from Grand Central Terminal all day long on Sunday, December 31 and into the wee hours for New Year's Eve for celebrants traveling to the Big Apple to ring in 2018.
With the new year almost upon us, Long Island Rail Road is ready to help customers ring in the New Year in the most iconic New Year's destination in the world with extra train service for the extended holiday weekend, beginning with additional eastbound trains to accommodate customers leaving work early on Friday, December 29. The railroad will also run additional westbound trains on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, for revelers heading to the city to celebrate, as well as extra service early New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018, to get partygoers safely back home.
The New Year is almost upon us, and no place is more iconic for New Year's revelry than New York City. To help you enjoy the fun, trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the New Year’s holiday weekend, with lots of extra service to help customers enjoy the three-day weekend and celebrate the New Year.
The Long Island Rail Road has been working to bring accessibility to more stations in Queens. To that end, the LIRR has awarded a $8.6 million contract to build two new elevators at the Murray Hill LIRR station.
Ride free on the LaGuardia Link Q70 SBS: Beginning Thursday, December 21, 2017 through Tuesday, January 2, 2018, no fare is being collected on the LaGuardia Link Q70 SBS. Please board the bus through any door. No ticket required.
The MTA's Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work
The 19 innovators are finalists in “The MTA Genius Transit Challenge,” an international competition launched in May that seeks to identify innovative solutions to increase the capacity and improve the reliability of New York City's subway service.
Let Metro-North help make your holidays happy! Whether you’re visiting friends and family, shopping or sightseeing, riding Metro-North is a safe, convenient way to get you where you want to go this long holiday weekend.
In order to accommodate the large number of customers leaving work early to get a head start on their holiday weekend, 13 trains will be added from Penn Station to its regular eastbound afternoon schedule on Friday, December 22.

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