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Press Release
December 21, 2017
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Metro-North Offers Extra Service for the Holidays

Let Metro-North help make your holidays happy! Whether you’re visiting friends and family, shopping or sightseeing, riding Metro-North is a safe, convenient way to get you where you want to go this long holiday weekend.

On Friday, December 22, Metro-North will be on a regular weekday schedule with 18 additional early getaway trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 12:58 p.m. and 4:11 p.m.

Press Release
December 14, 2017
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Metro-North Railroad to Make Design Improvements to Five Stations Under Enhanced Stations Initiative Program

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board has approved a $91.5 million design-build contract to the firm Halmar International to make state-of-the-art enhancements to Metro-North Railroad’s White Plains, Harlem-125th Street, Crestwood, Port Chester and Riverdale stations. Construction gets underway in early 2018. This Enhanced Stations Initiative sets the standard for similar improvements to other Metro-North stations in the future.

Press Release
December 8, 2017
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MTA Police Issue Description of Suspect Wanted for Robberies at Grand Central Terminal Store

The MTA Police Department has issued a descriptive flier of a man wanted for two robberies at the Grand Central Terminal Rite that occurred on August 28 and October 12 and asks for the public’s help identifying the suspect.

Press Release
November 17, 2017
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Metro‐North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 22‐26

Metro‐North is stuffed with service for the Thanksgiving holiday. The railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year for Metro‐North.   

Off‐peak fares will be in effect on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, through Sunday, November 26, and customers can take advantage of free parking at many stations.    

Press Release
November 13, 2017
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Danbury Branch Dockyard Project Work Underway from Friday Evening, November 17, Through Sunday, November 19

Metro-North Railroad advises customers that from Friday evening, November 17, through Sunday, November 19, Connecticut Department of Transportation crews will be working on the Danbury Branch Dockyard project, which will improve operations along the New Haven Line.

Press Release
November 13, 2017
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Metro-North Completes Comprehensive Improvements to Port Jervis Line

Metro-North today announced that the railroad completed comprehensive infrastructure improvement projects to the Port Jervis Line, between Port Jervis and Harriman, which got underway on September 11.

With the projects complete, buses will no longer need to substitute for weekday, off-peak trains between Port Jervis and Harriman. Friday, November 17 is the last day that buses will substitute for trains, and regular train service on the Port Jervis Line resumes on Monday, November 20.

Press Release
November 13, 2017
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REMINDER: Metro-North and Hudson River Valley Greenway Invite Community to Public Meetings about Proposed Beacon Line Rail Trail in Putnam and Dutchess Counties

MTA Metro-North Railroad and the Hudson River Valley Greenway invite local leaders, trail groups, interested organizations, and members of the public to attend one of two important public information meetings tonight, Monday November 13 and tomorrow night, Tuesday, November 14, to seek input on the creation of the Beacon Line Rail Trail, a vital segment of the new Empire State Trail, Trail, a 750-mile bike and walking pathway from New York City to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo that is being built under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and will be completed in 2020.

Press Release
November 8, 2017
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Removal of Tappan Zee Bridge Span to Impact Metro-North Service from Late Friday Evening, November 10, Through, Early Saturday Morning, November 11

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that from Friday evening, November 10, through Saturday morning, November 11, Tappan Zee Constructors will remove a span of the retired Tappan Zee Bridge deck above the Hudson Line in Tarrytown as part of the New NY Bridge project. This work is necessary in order to complete construction of the second span of the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, a 3.1-mile state-of-the-art crossing. All traffic is now on the first span of the new bridge.

Press Release
November 6, 2017
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Metro-North and Hudson River Valley Greenway Invite Community to Public Meetings About Proposed Beacon Line Rail Trail in Putnam and Dutchess Counties

MTA Metro-North Railroad and the Hudson River Valley Greenway invite local leaders, trail groups, interested organizations, and members of the public to attend one of two important public information meetings on November 13 and 14 to seek input on the creation of the Beacon Line Rail Trail, a vital segment of the new Empire State Trail, Trail, a 750-mile bike and walking pathway from New York City to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo that is being built under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and will be completed in 2020.

The meeting dates and locations are:

Press Release
November 3, 2017
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Metro-North Offers Special Fall Foliage Service on Saturday, November 4

Back by popular demand….it’s Metro-North’s special fall foliage service. Metro-North Railroad today announced that on Saturday, November 4, it will run five additional Hudson Line trains for leaf peepers, hikers and day-trippers to experience autumn in the Valley.

Metro-North offered the additional leaf peeping service last Saturday, and it was a great success, with four times the ridership compared to a non-leaf peeping weekend. Make a day of it, take in the brilliant fall colors and explore Metro-North getaways to regional cultural and scenic destinations.

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