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Press Release
November 10, 2016
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Ride Metro-North to the Ram-Crusader Cup at Yankee Stadium This Saturday

Get to the gridiron without the gridlock!  Riding MTA Metro-North Railroad is the best way to see the clash between legendary rivals Fordham Rams and the Holy Cross Crusaders at Yankee Stadium this Saturday, November 12, at 3 p.m.  On Sunday, as always for 1 p.m. Jets or Giants games at MetLife Stadium, Metro-North will provide service from the New Haven Line to the Meadowlands Sports Complex.

Ram-Crusader Cup at Yankee Stadium

Press Release
October 17, 2016
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Metro-North to Provide Substitute Bus Service for Select, Off-Peak Waterbury Branch Trains on October 19 and October 21

MTA Metro-North Railroad will provide substitute bus service for select, off-peak Waterbury Branch trains on Wednesday, October 19 and Friday, October 21.

Southbound buses will operate 15 -30 minutes earlier than scheduled trains. Northbound buses (from Bridgeport to Waterbury) will follow the train schedule, however the trip may take an additional fifteen minutes. Metro-North urges customers to listen for announcements and check local or express bus service to their destination while boarding. Schedule details are below.

Press Release
October 11, 2016
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Seeking Ideas to Revitalize Lightly Used East-West Rail Line in Dutchess and Putnam Counties

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and MTA Metro-North Railroad are asking companies and organizations to step forward with ideas for how to revitalize a little-used rail line that runs east-west across Dutchess and Putnam Counties, N.Y. The line, known as the Beacon Line or the Maybrook Branch, connects with Metro-North’s Hudson Line at Beacon, proceeds east through Fishkill, Hopewell Junction, and Stomville, and connects with the Harlem Line north of Southeast.

Although owned by Metro-North Railroad, the line is not currently used for passenger train service.

Press Release
October 7, 2016
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Metro-North to Provide Substitute Bus Service on Danbury Branch Weekends of 10/8 and 10/15

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that substitute busing will be in effect on the Danbury Branch this weekend: October 8 - October 9, and next weekend: October 15 – 16. Substitute bus service on both weekends begin with the first train on Saturday through the last train on Sunday. Southbound buses will operate approximately 15 minutes earlier than scheduled trains. Northbound buses are scheduled to meet arriving trains at the South Norwalk station.

Press Release
October 6, 2016
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Hudson Line Service Reduced on Saturday, October 8, and Sunday, October 9

MTA Metro-North Railroad reminds customers that Hudson Line service will be reduced this coming Saturday, October 8, and Sunday, October 9, with local trains between Croton-Harmon and Grand Central operating every hour instead of every half-hour. A limited number of additional trains will be operating during both northbound and southbound peak travel times. Regularly scheduled service will resume on Monday, October 10.

Press Release
October 3, 2016
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Substitute Bus Service to Be Provided Between Southeast and Wassaic From Friday Evening, October 7, Through Sunday, October 9

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that buses will replace trains on Metro-North’s Harlem Line at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast after 10 p.m. on Friday, October 7, through Sunday, October 9. Normal train service will resume with the first scheduled train of Monday, October 10.

This weekend’s service change will help ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Harlem Line. Improvements underway this weekend by Metro-North crews include replacing the deck of the Tenmile River Bridge and replacing the railroad crossing at Main Street in Pawling.

Press Release
September 29, 2016
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Alternative Bus Service for Port Jervis Line and Pascack Valley Line Beginning Friday, September 30, Until Further Notice

MTA Metro-North Railroad customers who normally ride the Pascack Valley Line or the Port Jervis Line into or out of Hoboken Terminal, where train service remains suspended, are advised that Metro-North will be providing alternative beginning Friday, September 30, until further notice.

Press Release
September 29, 2016
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Substitute Bus Service for Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines During This Evening’s Rush Hour Commute

Metro-North Railroad customers who normally ride the Pascack Valley Line or the Port Jervis Line into or out of Hoboken Terminal, where train service remains suspended, are advised that Metro-North is providing alternative service plans.

Press Release
September 27, 2016
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Metro-North Announces Substitute Bus Service on Waterbury Branch From Friday Evening, September 30, Through Sunday, October 2

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that buses will replace Waterbury Branch trains between 8:30 p.m. on Friday, September 30, and 5:30 a.m. on Monday, October 3.

Southbound buses will operate 15 -30 minutes earlier than scheduled trains. Northbound buses (from Bridgeport to Waterbury) will follow the train schedule, however the trip may take an additional fifteen minutes. Metro-North urges customers to listen for announcements and check local or express bus service to their destination while boarding. Schedule details are below.

Press Release
September 26, 2016
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New Metro-North Schedules Take Effect on Sunday, October 2, To Improve Reliability and Convenience

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that routine schedule adjustments to certain Metro-North Railroad Harlem and New Haven Line trains will take effect on Sunday, October 2. As part of this schedule change, the railroad will increase service at the Melrose and Tremont stations as a demonstration project to gauge the effect on ridership. On the Hudson Line, a temporary construction-related service change will be in effect on Saturday, October 8, and Sunday, October 9.

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