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Press Release
June 24, 2016
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Substitute Bus Service Will Be Provided Between Port Jervis and Middletown On Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26

To accommodate work replacing bridge timbers on Port Jervis’ East Main Street bridge, station maintenance and track welding, busing will be in effect between Port Jervis and Middletown for select trains starting on Saturday, June 25, at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, June 26. Buses will stop at Port Jervis and Otisville stations, and will connect with the trains at Middletown station, and will follow train schedules.

Press Release
June 23, 2016
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Grand Central Terminal Will Be Venue for Overnight FDNY/U.S. Marine Corps Training Exercise Tonight

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) will host a rescue exercise involving the United States Marines’ Chemical Biological Incident Response Force at Grand Central Terminal overnight.

Metro-North train service will not be effected by the drill, which is scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. and end at 5 a.m. tomorrow, although entrances to Grand Central from Vanderbilt Avenue may close earlier than usual. Grand Central's Biltmore Room will be closed to the public at 8 p.m. to accommodate the exercise.

Press Release
June 23, 2016
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Metro-North Train Service Will Not Be Impacted

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to accommodate track work, the Cleveland Street railroad crossing in Valhalla will close to vehicular traffic at approximately 9 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, June 24, and is expected to reopen at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 27. There will be no impact to train service.

A posted detour will direct drivers to Legion Drive, one block north of Cleveland Street. Drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the work area and to pay particular attention to all traffic control devices, including work zone signs and flaggers.

Press Release
June 21, 2016
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Metro-North Makes It Easy For Cyclists To Join “Discover Hudson Valley Ride” on Sunday, June 26

Metro-North is a fast, hassle free and safe way for cyclists to travel to the Discover Hudson Valley Ride at Victor C. Waryas Park, in Poughkeepsie, New York on Sunday, June 26. On the day of the ride, Metro-North will be suspending its bicycle permit on certain Hudson Line trains. All bike routes begin and end at the Victor C. Waryas Park, located right next to Metro-North’s Poughkeepsie station stop.

Press Release
June 20, 2016
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Metro-North Track Worker Safety Program Receives Top Honor From American Public Transportation Association

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it has earned the highest safety award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). The commendation, known as the Gold Award for Safety, was given to Metro-North for developing a state-of-the art employee protection system that other railroads could consider replicating. The system, known as the Enhanced Employee Protection System (EEPS), was implemented in 2014.

Press Release
June 15, 2016
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1906 Electrification of Grand Central Terminal Designated as Historic Milestone By Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced it accepted an award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for the 1906 electrification of Grand Central Terminal. The award, known as the IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing, is a bronze plaque to be mounted on a wall at Grand Central Terminal. It was presented to Joseph Giulietti, President of Metro-North, by IEEE Past President, Dr. Howard Michel, at a ceremony at the Terminal today.

Press Release
June 13, 2016
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Metro-North Best Way for Soccer Fans to Travel to NYC Football Club Tournament at Fordham University on Wednesday, June 15

MTA Metro-North Railroad will expand service this Wednesday, June 15, to accommodate an estimated 6,000 fans expected to attend the soccer match between the New York City Football Club and the NY Cosmos at 7:30 p.m. at Fordham University’s Jack Coffey Field. The field is located on Southern Blvd., less than a half mile walk from the Fordham Metro-North station. Riding Metro-North is a convenient, easy and stress-free way to travel to the game.

Pre-Game: 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Southbound

Press Release
June 9, 2016
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Metro-North to Join ‘Community of Helpers’ at Milford Public Library’s Junior Job Fair

Inspire your child’s imagination at Milford Public Library’s Junior Job Fair on Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Carol Kirner, a Metro-North conductor, will be joined at the event by more than 20 men and women who also have jobs that delight children, engage their curiosity and keep the community running, including: a firefighter, a police officer, a nurse, a beekeeper and a radio D.J.

Press Release
June 7, 2016
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Ride Metro-North to Peekskill’s “Fat Tire Festival” on Sunday, June 12

Riding Metro-North is an easy way to join the fun this Sunday, June 12, for the Westchester Mountain Biking Association’s “Fat Tire Festival,” taking place at the Blue Mountain Reservation in Peekskill, New York from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a summer day in the great outdoors while exploring some of the best mountain bike trails in New York State at this free, family friendly event.

Press Release
June 7, 2016
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Substitute Bus Service Provided between Southeast and Wassaic From Friday Evening, June 10 Through Sunday, June 12

After 10 p.m. on Friday, June 10, buses will replace select trains on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast. From Saturday, June 11, through 2 a.m., Monday, June 13, 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, June 10

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