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Press Release
February 4, 2015
Metro-North Accident Update

The number of fatalities in the Metro-North Railroad accident last night in Valhalla, originally listed as seven, has been revised to six. This includes five passengers aboard the Metro-North train and the driver of the car. The number of passengers being treated for injuries at local hospitals is 15.

Press Release
February 3, 2015
Metro-North Service Update for Wednesday, Feb. 4

Because of the accident tonight at Valhalla, Metro-North is providing alternate service tomorrow for Harlem Line customers. Customers should expect delays and crowding conditions.

Trains will operate from Wassaic to Southeast, where customers will be able to board a bus to Beacon on the Hudson Line.

Electric train service will operate from Brewster to Goldens Bridge. Then customers will board a bus shuttle to North White Plains where they will get back on a train.

From Goldens Bridge to Pleasantville, customers will board buses for the trip to North White Plains.

Press Release
February 2, 2015
After Visitor Suffers Cardiac Arrest in Grand Central Terminal, Commuter, MTA PD Officers and Metro-North Fire Brigade Save His Life

When a visitor from Kentucky suffered from cardiac arrest in Grand Central and lost his pulse on Friday, January 23, 2015, some quick-thinking members of the MTA Police Department, the Metro-North Fire Brigade and a commuter trained in CPR rushed into action and saved his life.

Press Release
January 27, 2015
Metro-North Details Restoration of Train Service

Metro-North Railroad service, which was suspended last night in advance of a major winter nor’easter, will resume today on a Sunday schedule. Trains will resume at approximately 11 a.m. on the Harlem and Hudson Lines and at approximately 1 p.m. on the New Haven Line. Customers who use the Port Jervis Line or Pascack Valley Line should listen to announcements from NJ Transit about resumption of service on those lines.

Press Release
January 26, 2015
Metro-North Announces Departure Times for Last Trains to Operate Today

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced the departure times for the final trains expected to operate on all Metro-North lines. Customers are urged not to wait until the last train, but to consider leaving earlier. For full schedule information, please visit our schedules page at or use the Metro-North Train Time app.

New Haven Line

Connecticut will shut down all roads at 9 p.m., which means people who take the last train out may be in violation of that curfew, unless they walk, and are advised to act accordingly.

Press Release
January 20, 2015
Rebuilding Efforts Top Metro-North’s Agenda in 2015

The major safety initiatives and aggressive track improvements that defined 2014 for MTA Metro-North Railroad will continue in 2015, Railroad President Joseph Giulietti announced Tuesday.

The railroad also expects continued improvements as the last of the 405 M-8 cars are placed into service on the New Haven Line this spring.

Press Release
January 13, 2015
Metro-North Provides Saturday-Plus Service on Martin Luther King Holiday

On Monday, January 19, 2015, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule with 32 additional trains.

It is a federal holiday and New York City’s financial markets are closed. But for those people who are working,

Metro-North will operate more trains than a normal holiday schedule. Extra New York City-bound trains during the morning and outbound in the late afternoon will be provided.

Press Release
January 9, 2015
Metro-North Has Your Savings for the Great Indoors This Winter Season

MTA Metro-North Railroad wants to help you entertain the family this winter with discount rail and ticket packages to various destinations in Westchester County. From amusement park rides to one-of-a-kind art exhibits, Metro-North’s getaway deals are sure to please everyone.

Year round
Seven days a week

Press Release
December 22, 2014
Metro-North Offers Special Service to Help With Your Holiday Travels

Whether you’re looking to visit family, sightsee or do some last-minute shopping, MTA Metro-North Railroad wants to help you celebrate the holidays with trains and schedules to suit your needs.

Please note that drinking alcohol on Metro-North trains and at our stations is banned from noon New Year's Eve until noon New Year's Day. Those traveling home "early morning" (after midnight) on New Year’s Eve are advised to purchase train tickets in advance. Tickets will be collected prior to boarding trains at Grand Central Terminal.

Pick up a special holiday timetable now.

Press Release
December 15, 2014
MTA Metro-North Railroad Selects Vendor for Sleep Apnea Pilot

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced the selection of a health care company to provide medical testing and evaluation services for a seven-month pilot project focusing on obstructive sleep apnea and locomotive engineers.

A contract will go to the full board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for a vote on Wednesday.