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Press Release
July 1, 2014
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July 4 Weekend Metro-North Service Tailored for Independence
Get a jump on the Independence Day holiday weekend with 17 extra getaway trains leaving Grand Central Terminal between noon and 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 3.
On Friday, July 4th, Metro-North trains will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule with extra trains in both directions to get folks to and from the Macy’s Fireworks.
Press Release
June 30, 2014
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Dedicates Restored Main Entry Vestibule at Grand Central Terminal to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
MTA Metro-North Railroad, the steward of Grand Central Terminal, today dedicated the Terminal’s fully restored, main entry vestibule at 89 East 42nd Street and Park Avenue (Pershing Square), in honor of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the former First Lady and iconic New Yorker who led the historic campaign to save Grand Central from destruction in the 1970s. The newly renovated and renamed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Foyer opens to the public at 1:30 p.m. today.  
Press Release
June 26, 2014
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Reminder: Schedule Adjustments Effective Monday, July 7
Metro-North will make adjustments to its New Haven and Harlem Line service on Monday, July 7, after closely monitoring performance, taking customer counts and listening to customer suggestions following the implementation of the May 11 schedule change.
These changes are intended to improve the customer experience by reducing crowding and enhancing connections.
Adjustments on the New Haven Line include:
In the AM Peak:
Press Release
June 11, 2014
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Marks 100 Days of Progress
MTA Metro-North Railroad today issued its 100-Day Report on the Action Plan established by President Joseph J. Giulietti, which focused the railroad’s efforts on improving safety, restoring reliability and improving communications.
Press Release
June 9, 2014
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Metro-North and Connecticut Officials Meet to Develop Multi-Pronged Action Plan on “Walk” Bridge
Press Release
June 6, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Limited New Haven Line Train Service Restored with Residual Delays

Metro-North Railroad has announced that limited New Haven Line train service through Norwalk, Connecticut, has resumed with restricted speeds on two of the four tracks on the Walk Bridge. Earlier, train traffic had been suspended between South Norwalk and East Norwalk while crews worked to close the bridge, a 118-year-old swing span that crosses the Norwalk River.

The first train moved eastbound at 6:20 p.m. at a restricted speed of 15 miles per hour. Metro-North anticipates substantial residual delays.

Press Release
June 6, 2014
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Metro-North New Haven Line Will Be Disrupted for PM Rush Hour

Metro-North Railroad is advising New Haven Line customers that train service through Norwalk, Connecticut, is likely to be suspended during the rush hour this afternoon and evening. Teams of technicians from Metro-North have been unable to fully close the Walk Bridge, which was built in 1896 and swings open to allow marine traffic to pass.

Press Release
June 5, 2014
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Schedule Adjustment to Improve Connections, Reduce Crowding
MTA Metro-North Railroad, which implemented a major schedule change last month that affected most of its 700 daily trains, will further refine the timetable effective July 7.  And one change will occur this Monday, June 9 - the first Waterbury train will be extended from Bridgeport to Stamford.
Press Release
June 4, 2014
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Metro-North to Provide Extra Train Service to Joel Osteen Night of Hope
A standing-room-only crowd is expected at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 7, when Joel and Victoria Osteen bring their message of hope to New York City. As with all large-scale events held at Yankee Stadium, Metro-North Railroad will provide enhanced, direct train service to the stadium. The Yankees-E. 153rd Street Station is located in the park across the street from the stadium.
Press Release
June 3, 2014
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Metro-North Offers Discount Rail and Festival Getaways for June
June is busting out all over with festivals for the whole family, and Metro-North Railroad can get you there with a discount on rail and admission packages. Customers can experience the “days of yore” at the Robin Hood Festival and enjoy listening to the many musicians of Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival.

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