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Press Release
May 12, 2016
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Metro-North Railroad To Acquire State-Of-The-Art Track Inspection Vehicle

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it will enter into a contract with Ensco Inc. to design, build and deliver one of the most advanced track inspection vehicles in the world. The vehicle will use innovative laser, optical and inertial sensor systems to analyze the condition of the rail and track infrastructure, alerting Metro-North to any track anomalies.

Press Release
May 4, 2016
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Metro-North Railroad Hosts 4th Annual Employee and Community Blood Drive At Grand Central Terminal on Monday, May 9

Metro-North Railroad encourages its employees and customers to take a little time from their day on May 9 to give the gift of life. Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall will be the site of a huge community blood drive as MTA Metro-North Railroad partners with New York Blood Center on Monday, May 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m, with Metro-North Senior Vice President of Operations, John Kesich in attendance cutting the ceremonial ribbon at 9 a.m.

Press Release
May 3, 2016
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Substitute Bus Service Provided between Southeast and Wassaic From Friday Evening, May 6, Through Sunday, May 8

After 10 p.m. on Friday, May 6, buses will replace select trains on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast. From Saturday, May 7, through 2 a.m., Monday, May 9, substitute bus service will be provided for all trains between Southeast and Wassaic.

Buses will operate 15-30 minutes earlier than scheduled trains. Customers should listen for announcements and check local or express bus service to their destination while boarding.

Southbound, Friday, May 6

Press Release
April 7, 2016
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Substitute Bus Service Provided between Southeast and Wassaic from Friday Evening, April 8, Through Sunday, April 10

After 10 p.m. on Friday, April 8, buses will replace select trains on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast. From Saturday, April 9, through 2 a.m., Monday, April 11, substitute bus service will be provided for all trains between Southeast and Wassaic.

Buses will operate 15-30 minutes earlier than scheduled trains. Customers should listen for announcements and check local or express bus service to their destination while boarding.

Southbound, Friday, April 8

Press Release
March 30, 2016
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Enjoy the Ballgame Even More by Taking Metro-North to Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees return to the Bronx on Monday, April 4, with their 2016 home opener against the Houston Astros. MTA Metro-North Railroad is coming back too, with “Yankee Clipper” service on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines, and continual shuttle service before, during and after the game from Grand Central Terminal and Harlem-125th Street.

There’s no need to battle game-day traffic or pay expensive parking fees when you can use a one-ticket ride on Metro-North to Yankees-E. 153rd Street Station. Once there, it’s under a 10-minute walk from the station to the stadium.

Press Release
March 24, 2016
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Tim Hortons, Popular Canadian Café and Bakery Chain, Open for Business at White Plains Station

It just got a lot easier for Metro-North White Plains commuters to grab a great cup of coffee.

Tim Hortons, “Canada’s favourite coffee chain,” officially opened its doors at the White Plains Station. The franchise is operated by Gateway Foods, which has been operating a newsstand at the station since June 2014 that it intends to begin renovating.

Press Release
March 23, 2016
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MTA to Host Outreach Event for Hudson Valley Small Businesses, Especially Those Owned by Minorities, Women or Service-Disabled Veterans

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it will host a special event to educate Hudson Valley businesses about MTA contracting and procurement opportunities. The event is for anyone who owns a small business, especially one that’s certified through Federal or State programs as disadvantaged or owned by members of minorities, women or veterans who have been disabled in the line of duty.

Press Release
March 21, 2016
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Metro-North Makes East of Hudson Service Improvements and Expands Quiet Car Program

Metro-North’s East of Hudson schedules will be changing on April 3, 2016 to improve on-time performance during peak travel periods, support critical track and infrastructure work and address customer requests.

Certain morning and evening rush hour trains on the New Haven, Harlem and Hudson Lines will be adjusted by between 1 and 4 minutes. These minor adjustments will decrease train dwell time at stations, relieve congestion, increase train speed, help prevent the cascading impact of minor delays and improve on-time performance.

Press Release
March 14, 2016
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Bans Alcohol on Trains for St. Patrick’s Day

With the 255th St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Thursday, March 17, Metro-North will ban alcohol to maintain orderly train service, and is planning to run extra trains to help accommodate revelers heading to the parade.

Press Release
March 7, 2016
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Take Metro-North to Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Hot Spots

Now is the time to enjoy a top-notch meal located just steps away from the train. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is taking place now through March 20. Over 200 restaurants are participating this year, and 100 of them are located near Metro-North Railroad stations on the Harlem, Hudson, New Haven and Port Jervis Lines.

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