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Press Release
September 12, 2014
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Major Upgrade at Metro-North’s Only Moveable Bridge in New York State Will Close Bridge to Marine Vessels
Starting September 15, the Harlem River Lift Bridge will not open for boats for six months while workers replace 60-year-old cables that lift the bridge and install all new electrical components designed to increase their resiliency to potential storm surge flooding.  
The railroad bridge, located about 4 ½ miles north of Grand Central Terminal, connects the island of Manhattan to the Bronx mainland.  
Press Release
September 8, 2014
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Metro-North Rebuilds Cos Cob Switching Complex Four Months Ahead of Schedule
Metro-North Railroad employees have successfully rebuilt a switching control house in Cos Cob, Connecticut. The restoration, completed four months ahead of an initial, already expedited schedule, means that a nine-mile section of the New Haven Line’s tracks between Port Chester, N.Y., and Stamford, Conn., is fully operational for the first time since May 10, when a fire destroyed the previous control house.
Press Release
August 26, 2014
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Metro-North Takes the Hard Work Out of Enjoying Labor Day Weekend
Metro-North doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, August 29, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 1.
Press Release
July 30, 2014
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Enjoy the Second Half of Summer with Metro-North’s Savings on Family Fun and Cultural Events
Summer is in full swing and Metro-North Railroad is your way to the fun and cultural offerings throughout the region. The Railroad is offering savings on three daily getaways and hassle-free ways to get you to all of them. With packages available for Rye Playland, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and The Wassaic Project there are entertainment options that are sure to please everyone. 
Press Release
July 24, 2014
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Track Work Planned on Two Railroad Bridges Over the Ramapo River
MTA Metro-North Railroad will replace track timbers on two bridges over the Ramapo River near Tuxedo on the Port Jervis Line for the next four weekends beginning this Friday night.
A bus shuttle will be in operation from 11 PM Friday until 3:50 AM Monday to carry customers between Harriman and Ramsey/Route 17 for continued train service to and from Hoboken and Secaucus.
Press Release
July 1, 2014
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July 4 Weekend Metro-North Service Tailored for Independence
Get a jump on the Independence Day holiday weekend with 17 extra getaway trains leaving Grand Central Terminal between noon and 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 3.
On Friday, July 4th, Metro-North trains will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule with extra trains in both directions to get folks to and from the Macy’s Fireworks.
Press Release
June 30, 2014
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Dedicates Restored Main Entry Vestibule at Grand Central Terminal to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
MTA Metro-North Railroad, the steward of Grand Central Terminal, today dedicated the Terminal’s fully restored, main entry vestibule at 89 East 42nd Street and Park Avenue (Pershing Square), in honor of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the former First Lady and iconic New Yorker who led the historic campaign to save Grand Central from destruction in the 1970s. The newly renovated and renamed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Foyer opens to the public at 1:30 p.m. today.  
Press Release
June 26, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Reminder: Schedule Adjustments Effective Monday, July 7
Metro-North will make adjustments to its New Haven and Harlem Line service on Monday, July 7, after closely monitoring performance, taking customer counts and listening to customer suggestions following the implementation of the May 11 schedule change.
These changes are intended to improve the customer experience by reducing crowding and enhancing connections.
Adjustments on the New Haven Line include:
In the AM Peak:
Press Release
June 11, 2014
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Marks 100 Days of Progress
MTA Metro-North Railroad today issued its 100-Day Report on the Action Plan established by President Joseph J. Giulietti, which focused the railroad’s efforts on improving safety, restoring reliability and improving communications.
Press Release
June 9, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North and Connecticut Officials Meet to Develop Multi-Pronged Action Plan on “Walk” Bridge

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