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Press Release
July 1, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Make Your Fourth of July Getaway on Metro-North Railroad

Declare your independence from traffic and tolls this Fourth of July holiday and take Metro-North to celebrate our nation's birthday. Metro-North Railroad will have lots of extra service on Wednesday, July 3, to help customers looking to get a jump start on the holiday.  

On Wednesday, July 3, there are 13 extra "getaway" departures from Grand Central Terminal between 1 p.m. and 4:11 p.m. as detailed below.

On Thursday, July 4, Metro-North will operate on a Sunday schedule. Grand Central North will be closed.

Press Release
June 24, 2019
IMMEDIATE
New Metro-North Hudson and Harlem Line Schedules Take Effect on Sunday, June 30

Metro-North Railroad today announced that new schedules on the Hudson Line and Harlem Line will take effect on Sunday, June 30.  The new schedules bring the return of full weekend service to and from Poughkeepsie on the Hudson Line, as well as additional trains in the morning and afternoon. Major infrastructure projects will be underway on the Harlem Line this summer, resulting in minor schedule adjustments and more reliable and dependable service for customers.

Hudson Line

Press Release
June 24, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Connecticut Department of Transportation to Replace Atlantic Street Bridge in Stamford

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that over the nine-day period from Saturday, June 29, through Sunday, July 7, the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will replace the Atlantic Street Bridge located at the east end of the Stamford station.

This bridge replacement work will reduce the number of main-line tracks available in Stamford from five to two, reducing track capacity by 60%; it also significantly constrains the railroad’s ability to move trains into and out of Stamford Yard, one of the two major train-servicing facilities on the New Haven Line.

Press Release
June 20, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North Railroad Announces Hudson Line Service Plan for PM Rush Hour

MTA Metro-North Railroad crews continue working to recover from a mudslide that took place last night between the Glenwood and Greystone stations on the Hudson Line. The mudslide was caused by water flowing down a steep embankment after a major fire in a nearby residential neighborhood.

This afternoon, crews have restored service on a second of the Hudson Line’s four tracks, with efforts continuing to reopen a third track.

Press Release
June 20, 2019
IMMEDIATE
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 Campbell Hall and west of Otisville. 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
June 17, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Connecticut Department of Transportation to Begin Replacement Work on Atlantic Street Bridge in Stamford on and Sunday, June 22-23

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that from Saturday, June 22 through Sunday, June 23, Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) crews will doing prep work to replace the Atlantic Street Bridge located at the east end of the Stamford station.

This bridge replacement prep work will reduce the number of main-line tracks available in Stamford from five to two; it also significantly constrains the railroad’s ability to move trains into and out of Stamford Yard, one of the two major train-servicing facilities on the New Haven Line.

Press Release
June 14, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North to Update Public on Construction of Empire State Trail – Maybrook Trailway

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced plans to hold information sessions on June 19 and 20 for the public to learn more about the design and construction of the Empire State Trail – Maybrook Trailway Section, a 23-mile shared-use bicycle and pedestrian path occupying the Metro-North Railroad Beacon Line corridor. Construction of the trail is scheduled to begin later this month.

Press Release
June 6, 2019
IMMEDIATE
New Tenants to Transform Metro-North’s Bronxville Station House

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority today announced that Metro-North Railroad’s Bronxville Station building will be reimagined, becoming a more vibrant, welcoming place with amenities for customers and residents alike.

Press Release
June 5, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North Railroad and AvalonBay Communities Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony to Mark Start of Construction of Transit-Oriented Development at Harrison Station

MTA Metro-North Railroad and AvalonBay Communities, one of the nation’s leading multifamily builders, held a groundbreaking ceremony at the Harrison station today to mark the start of construction of a mixed-use development project on the south side of the station.

Press Release
May 30, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North to Make Upgrades to Upper Harlem Line May 31, June 1-2

On the weekend of June 1-2, Metro-North Railroad crews will replace the Wheeler Street railroad crossing in Wingdale, resurface and weld tracks and cut back overgrown brush. As a result of this important work to maintain the safety and reliability of the tracks, buses will substitute for trains from the evening of Friday, May 31, throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2. 

Service details follow.

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