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Press Release
January 9, 2019
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Metro-North Crews to Make Infrastructure Improvements to Port Jervis Line This Weekend

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that Metro-North crews will make infrastructure improvements to the Port Jervis Line this weekend.  

As part of the complete upgrade of the Port Jervis Line signal system, crews will continue installation work on the section of track between Harriman and Campbell Hall.  This new cab signal system needs to be in place to support Positive Train Control operations on the Port Jervis Line. Positive Train Control is a technology designed to reduce the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents.  

Press Release
December 27, 2018
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Metro-North Provides Extra Service for New Year’s Eve

Riding Metro-North is the safe, convenient way to ring in 2019. The railroad has a special schedule in effect over the New Year’s Eve holiday, including trains operating “overnight” in the wee hours of New Year’s morning to get you safely home from New York City.

Press Release
December 20, 2018
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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, Dec. 21, 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 4:11 p.m.

Press Release
December 7, 2018
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Metro-North Completes Replacement of Prospect Hill Road in Southeast, New York, on Budget and Ahead of Schedule

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it completed the replacement of the Prospect Hill Road Bridge in Southeast, New York, more than two months ahead of schedule and within budget. The bridge has now re-opened to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

The 270-foot-long bridge, which was originally built in 1910, is located just south of the Southeast station; it carries Prospect Hill Road over the Harlem Line tracks and parts of Metro-North’s Brewster Yard.  

Press Release
November 27, 2018
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Metro-North Crews to Make Improvements to Hudson Line Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that this weekend, Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, crews will make improvements to the Hudson Line in the area between Manitou and Beacon.

Metro-North crews will resurface track south of Breakneck Ridge, which will help ensure that customers enjoy a smooth ride and safe, reliable service.

This track work will require single-track operation for a distance of 13 miles between Manitou and Beacon, resulting in minor schedule adjustments for certain trains this weekend.

Press Release
November 19, 2018
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Metro-North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 21-25

Avoid the traffic, save money, ride with family and friends, and make travel on MTA Metro-North Railroad part of your Thanksgiving holiday plans. The Railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Off-peak fares will be in effect on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, through Sunday, November 25, and customers can take advantage of free parking at many stations.

Press Release
November 7, 2018
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Metro-North Crews to Make Improvements to Hudson Line Weekends of November 10-11 and November 17-18

MTA Metro-North Railroad is advising customers that during the weekends of November 10-11 and November 17-18, crews will make improvements to the Hudson Line in the area between Peekskill and Beacon. Metro-North crews will surface track and switches in the vicinity of Cold Spring, this work which will help ensure that customers enjoy a smooth ride and safe, reliable service.

Press Release
October 31, 2018
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Metro-North Crews to Make Safety Upgrades to Port Jervis Line

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that this weekend, crews will install a new cab signal system at Hudson Junction on the Port Jervis Line, which is the latest phase in the complete upgrade of the Port Jervis Line signal system.  This new system will support the installation of Positive Train Control, a technology designed to reduce the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents.   

Press Release
October 26, 2018
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Ride Metro-North to the Hudson Valley for Restaurant Week, October 29 – November 11

Let Metro-North help you satisfy your craving and indulge in some of the best cuisine that the Hudson Valley has to offer. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week – the belt-busting celebration of some of the region’s best cuisine – runs from October 29 – November 11, and more than half of over 200 participating restaurants are within walking distance or a quick cab ride from Metro-North stations.  Go from train to table, and experience a top-notch dining experience at just a fraction of the normal price. 

Press Release
October 22, 2018
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Metro-North Unveils 'Way Ahead' Plan, Outlining Transformative Future for the Railroad

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced Way Ahead, a roadmap for the railroad’s future that details actions to enhance safety, service, infrastructure, communications, and transform customers’ day-to-day commuting experience. Way Ahead is a proactive response to Metro-North’s growing ridership, changing demographics and the evolving needs of customers.

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