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Press Release
July 2, 2015
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Metro-North Railroad and Connecticut Department of Transportation Announce Devon Bridge Span Is in Closed Position

MTA Metro-North Railroad and the Connecticut Department of Transportation today announced that the northern span of the Devon Bridge, connecting Stratford and Milford, Connecticut, has been put into the closed position. Over the coming days, crews will inspect the bridge and make necessary repairs to allow train traffic to resume on all available tracks.

Press Release
July 1, 2015
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Metro-North and Connecticut Department of Transportation Advise New Haven Line Commuters to Anticipate Scattered Rush-Hour Delays

MTA Metro-North Railroad and the Connecticut Department of Transportation are advising New Haven Line customers traveling through the area of Stratford to anticipate rush hour delays until further notice because of train congestion resulting from mechanical problems with the Devon Movable Bridge.

Press Release
July 1, 2015
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Metro-North New Haven Line Service Alert

New Haven Line customers should anticipate delays up to 30 minutes until further notice because of mechanical problems with the Devon Movable Bridge. The bridge spans the Housatonic River, connecting Stratford and Milford, Connecticut. Following an overnight test opening, one of two of the bridge’s spans the bridge became stuck in the open position. The remaining two tracks are operating at reduced speed through the area. Metro-North and Connecticut Department of Transportation representatives are on site assessing the situation and we will provide updates as soon as they are available.

Press Release
June 29, 2015
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Be Patriotic

Be patriotic and take public transportation to your July 4th holiday celebrations! It cuts down on pollution and helps preserve those “purple mountains’ majesty.”)

To get a jump on the holiday, there are early departures on the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley lines in Thursday, July 2.

On the Port Jervis Line, there is a 2:40 p.m. departure from Hoboken (and Penn Station-NY at 2:33 PM.) Because of reduced ridership, the 6:13 p.m. train from Hoboken, with a connection from the 6:03 p.m. train from Penn Station-NY, will not operate.

Press Release
June 29, 2015
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Declare Your Independence From Traffic

Declare your independence from traffic and tolls this July 4th holiday by taking MTA Metro-North Railroad to celebrate our nation's birthday. There are plenty of early getaway trains on Thursday, July 2.

On Friday, July 3, when the federal government observes the holiday, and on Saturday July 4, trains will operate a Saturday schedule.

Here is the Thursday Getaway Schedule:

On the Hudson Line

Extra "getaway" trains will depart from Grand Central at:

Press Release
June 22, 2015
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Metro-North Partners with Car Rental and Car Sharing Services

To improve station access and regional mobility, MTA Metro-North Railroad is extending its popular partnership with Enterprise Rent-a-Car and adding services provided by Zipcar at outlying stations.

For the last seven years, savvy travelers have used Metro-North then picked up a rental car at many stations and the program has grown continuously. Now Zipcar, an hourly car sharing service, also will be available at select station parking lots.

Press Release
June 22, 2015
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Roaring Brook Road Grade Crossing Will Close Again This Weekend

As part of a collaboration with the New York State Department of Transportation and the Town of New Castle, Metro-North Railroad will be making improvements at Roaring Brook Road in Chappaqua where it crosses the Harlem Line tracks this weekend. The road will be closed from 7:30 p.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Sunday while weekend train service will not be affected.

Press Release
June 16, 2015
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Check Out the Hottest Summer Getaways at Metro-North’s Staycation Showcase

The warm weather is finally here and MTA Metro-North Railroad is showcasing the summer’s hottest getaways on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Grand Central Terminal. Customers can pick up information and enter to win prizes offered by over 30 participating vendors from New York City, the Hudson Valley and Connecticut, in Metro-North’s free staycation travel show.

Press Release
May 21, 2015
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Get Out of the City Memorial Day Weekend with Metro-North’s Daytrip Discount Rail Packages

As the unofficial start to summer kicks off, Metro-North is offering great packages for those trying to get out of the city this Memorial Day weekend. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or someone who prefers a leisurely ride, the Railroad has your outdoor getaway to the scenic Hudson Valley and the shores of Connecticut.

Rye Playland

Press Release
May 20, 2015
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Metro-North Provides Early Getaway Trains on Friday, May 22

To help you get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend - the unofficial start of summer - Metro-North Railroad has extra early getaway service on Friday, May 22, and plenty of trains to get you to your destination during the long holiday weekend.

Friday, May 22

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