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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
IMMEDIATE
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
IMMEDIATE
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

Press Release
April 24, 2015
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Take Metro-North Railroad to Yankees vs. Mets This Weekend

It isn’t just a “Subway Series” anymore when you can enjoy a hassle-free ride on Metro-North Railroad to watch the Yankees take on the Mets at The Stadium Friday, April 24, Saturday April 25 and Sunday, April 26.

Whether you plan to cheer on the Bronx Bombers or root for the Amazins’, Metro-North once again has your “Yankee Clipper” service on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines, and frequent shuttle service before, during and after the game from Grand Central Terminal and Harlem-125th Street.

Press Release
April 8, 2015
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Metro-North Railroad Hosts 3rd Annual Blood Drive at Grand Central Terminal

MTA Metro-North Railroad and New York Blood Center (NYBC) encourage commuters to give the gift of life during their commute on Thursday, April 16th by visiting the public donation station in Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall. The drive will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Metro-North President, Joseph Giulietti, participating. By setting aside less than an hour to donate, MTA employees and commuters can help our region’s blood supply levels stay on track through the spring and save lives.

Press Release
April 6, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Big Improvements in Metro-North’s Free Train Time App

Metro-North’s new and improved Train Time app delivers convenient, real-time train status with better service alerts, new search fields, a new refresh feature and more. So if you already use Train Time or if you haven’t tried it yet, it’s time to upgrade your travel with Train Time. It’s free!

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