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Press Release
October 30, 2015
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Dedicates New Parking Garage at North White Plains Train Station

MTA Metro-North Railroad President Joseph Giulietti was joined today by federal, state and local officials at the ribbon-cutting for the newly completed North White Plains Parking Garage located at the southeast corner of Bond Street and Haarlem Avenue, across from the Metro-North North White Plains train station. North White Plains station is one of the busiest stations in Metro-North’s service area, serving almost 2,200 customers during the weekday and almost 1,300 riders on the weekend.

Press Release
October 26, 2015
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Portion of Grand Central Dining Concourse Seating Area To Close for East Side Access Construction

MTA Metro-North Railroad and MTA Capital Construction today announced that a 1,920-square-foot seating area in Grand Central Terminal’s Lower Level Dining Concourse will be closed starting today to open a structural framework that will allow for the future construction of stairways and escalators that will connect Grand Central’s Lower Level to the 10-block long, 350,000-square-foot Long Island Rail Road concourse and eight-track train terminal being built underneath Grand Central Terminal.

Press Release
October 16, 2015
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Metro-North to Provide Hourly Overnight Service on Hudson Line During Three Weekend Girder Moves for New NY Bridge

MTA Metro-North Railroad is reducing overnight Hudson Line train service between 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. on three Friday nights/Saturday mornings this autumn as workers building the New NY Bridge install 700-ton girder assemblies over the tracks at Tarrytown. Exact dates for the work will be announced by the New NY Bridge team, but the first is planned for Oct. 23-24.

Press Release
September 21, 2015
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Metro-North Railroad Schedules Change October 3-4

New timetables are coming to Metro-North’s New Haven Line and Harlem Line on Sunday, October 4, and to the Hudson Line on Saturday, October 3. On the New Haven Line, Metro-North is creating a better morning rush hour connection to Greenwich for Shore Line East customers. On the Hudson Line, weekend track work will mean special timetables for seven weekends. Customers on all three lines should look for other, minor scheduling changes.

New Haven Line

Press Release
September 10, 2015
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Port Jervis Line Service to Be Boosted With New Mid-Day Train

Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Line customers will have a new option to leave Manhattan on weekday afternoons with the addition of a new mid-day train when a new timetable takes effect this coming Sunday, September 13. On the Pascack Valley Line, one late night/early morning train with light ridership is being eliminated following a decision by NJ TRANSIT in July to implement a series of service changes, but alternative options exist for those customers who had used it.

Port Jervis Line

Press Release
September 1, 2015
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Metro-North Takes the Hard Work Out of Enjoying the Labor Day Weekend

MTA Metro-North Railroad doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, September 4, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 7.

On Friday, September 4, Metro-North will offer 17 early-afternoon “getaway” trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 12:58 p.m. and 4:11 p.m., and one extra departure from Hoboken on the Port Jervis Line, with connecting service from Penn Station-NY.

Press Release
August 24, 2015
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Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $2.1 Million Project to Improve Energy Efficiency of Metro-North Railroad

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York Power Authority has finished $2.1 million in energy efficiency upgrades at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Metro-North Railroad North White Plains Train Yard. This energy saving project, completed under the Governor's BuildSmart NY program, will save New York State more than $328,000 in energy costs and remove approximately 1,280 tons of greenhouse gases annually.

Press Release
August 21, 2015
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MTA Announces Receipt of $20.8 Million Federal Grant to Make Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line Resilient Against Future Storm Surges

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that Metro-North has received a federal grant of $20.8 million to harden Metro-North’s Hudson Line against future storm surge flooding events of the type experienced during Superstorm Sandy.

Press Release
August 18, 2015
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Take Metro-North to Dutchess Stadium to Cheer on the Renegades!

Baseball season is still going strong, especially if you’re a Hudson Valley Renegades fan. Come root for the home team, and SAVE with Metro-North Railroad, when you buy a Family 4 Pack of tickets to upcoming Saturday games. Just take the train to the Beacon Station and catch a bus to the stadium. It’s fast, affordable fun for the whole family.

The deal:

Press Release
July 29, 2015
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Buses to Replace New Canaan Branch Trains for Four Weekends

Workers will be out in force along Metro-North Railroad’s New Canaan Branch during the first four weekends of August to renew railroad crossings at three intersections with local streets and rebuild the railroad bridge over the Merritt Parkway.

Metro-North Railroad track workers will renew the tracks and crossing surfaces at two railroad crossings in New Canaan and two in the Springdale section of Stamford as well as improve drainage, and install cable conduits. The railroad crossings are at Camp Avenue in Springdale and Talmadge Hill Road and Grove Street in New Canaan.

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