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Press Release
February 13, 2017
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Metro-North Advises Northern Harlem Line Customers to Expect Potential for Delays and Cancelations

MTA Metro-North Railroad is advising northern Harlem Line customers to prepare for the possibility of delays and cancelations during this evening’s rush hour as crews attend to a disabled train north of Hawthorne. At 11:58 a.m., a southbound six-car train struck a tree that had fallen across the tracks during high winds this morning. As a result, the first set of wheels of the first car came off the track. There were no injuries.

Crews are working to re-rail that set of wheels and inspect and repair a stretch of about 100 feet of track that were damaged in the incident.

Press Release
February 1, 2017
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Metro-North Announces Open House for Proposed Port Jervis Line Infrastructure Improvements

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it will hold an Open House in Goshen, N.Y., on February 15 to share details on a proposal for capital improvements that will enable enhanced train service on the Port Jervis Line.

Press Release
January 26, 2017
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Metro-North to Provide Weekend Substitute Bus Service Between New Canaan and Stamford From Friday Evening, January 27, Through Sunday, January 29

Buses will replace Metro-North Railroad trains on the New Canaan Branch after 10 p.m. on Friday, January 27, through the last train of the night on Sunday, January 29. Westbound buses will operate 15-20 minutes earlier than scheduled trains. Customers should listen for announcements and check local or express bus service to their destination while boarding.

Press Release
December 30, 2016
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Metro-North Provides Extra Service for New Year’s Eve

Ring in 2017 with Metro-North! The railroad is offering expanded service to and from Grand Central Terminal all day long on December 31 and into the early morning hours of New Year's Eve for celebrants traveling to Times Square and other spots in the Big Apple.

Press Release
December 29, 2016
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Governor Cuomo Announces LED Lighting Installed on Pershing Square Viaduct at Grand Central

EDITORS: Photos of the lighting can be found here.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the illumination of Pershing Square viaduct in front of Grand Central Terminal with color-changing LED lighting. The lighting, which is intended to complement the grandeur of Grand Central Terminal, will enhance the ability of nighttime pedestrians anywhere along 42nd Street to find their way to Grand Central at a glance.

Press Release
December 21, 2016
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Metro-North Offers Extra Service for the Holidays

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.

On Friday, December 23, Metro-North will be on a regular weekday schedule with 18 additional early getaway trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 12:58 p.m. and 4:10 p.m.

There will be a normal a.m. peak, but a reduced p.m. peak after 5 p.m., with some train combinations and cancellations. All changes are in the October 2 public timetables.

Press Release
November 22, 2016
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Metro-North Railroad Announces Completion of Fordham Station Renewal

The MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced it has completed restoration and upgrades of the Fordham Station, including a rebuilt northbound platform with double the capacity, a new entrance leading directly to Webster Avenue at 193rd Street and new permanent artwork. These upgrades follow the complete renovation of the historic station building on Fordham Road, which was completed in 2014.

Press Release
November 21, 2016
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Metro-North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
Avoid the traffic, save money and travel on MTA Metro-North Railroad as part of your Thanksgiving holiday plans. Metro-North is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Off-peak fares will be in effect on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, through Sunday, November 27, and customers can take advantage of free parking at many stations.   
Press Release
November 16, 2016
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MTA Metro-North Railroad to Receive Up to 94 Additional M8 Cars for the New Haven Line

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today approved an order for at least 60, and up to a total of 94 additional new M8 rail cars that provide train service on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line. The cars, the first of which are expected to enter service in three years, will allow the railroad to lengthen rush hour trains, retire its last 36 older M2 cars, increase safety, and have flexibility to increase train service in the years ahead to meet ridership increases. The cars will supplement the 405 M8 cars already in use on the New Haven Line and New Canaan Branch.

Press Release
November 16, 2016
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MTA Metro-North Railroad and Rockland County to Strengthen Partnership on TAPPAN ZEExpress Bus

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced a strengthened partnership between MTA Metro-North Railroad and Rockland County’s commuter bus service, the TAPPAN ZEExpress, to add service on Saturdays and initiate Sunday service for the first time. The changes will make it easier for Rockland County residents to access Metro-North Railroad.

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