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Press Release
October 15, 2019
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Metro-North Railroad Continues ‘Connect With Us’ Customer Forums at Mount Kisco, South Norwalk and Grand Central Terminal

MTA Metro-North Railroad will bring its ‘Connect With Us’ customer forums to Mount Kisco Station, tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 16, South Norwalk Station on Tuesday, Nov. 19, and Grand Central Termial on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The railroad initiated the program in 2014, and for the fifth consecutive year, Metro-North hosts these forums at various locations across its service territory, fostering an open dialogue with customers about service and progress on major issues.

Press Release
October 8, 2019
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Metro-North Continues Replacement of Patterson Bridges on Upper Harlem Line Weekends of Oct. 12-13, and 19-20

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that during the weekends of Oct. 12-13, and Oct. 19-20, crews will continue work on the first phase of the replacement of the Patterson bridges, located between Wassaic and Southeast on the Harlem Line, Both bridges are located in an area known as the “Great Swamp,” with no existing road adjacent to the track. Crews are also constructing a temporary access road into the site.  The road needs to be in place before the replacement work can begin.

Press Release
September 26, 2019
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Metro-North Crews Continue Infrastructure Improvements to Port Jervis Line Friday Night, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-29

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that crews will be out this weekend, Sept.  27-29, continuing work replacing ties on the Moodna Viaduct, south of the Salisbury Mills station. The Moodna Viaduct has 2,300 individual bridge timbers and crews will continue work on this significant tie replacement project.  

Press Release
September 24, 2019
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New Metro-North Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Schedules Take Effect on Sunday, Sept. 29, Bringing Service Improvements to Customers

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that new schedules will take effect on Sunday, Sept. 29, on the Harlem, Hudson, and New Haven lines.  Metro-North crews successfully completed a series of crucial improvements to the section of track between Mott Haven and Woodlawn on the Harlem Line in the Bronx.  With the work complete, and all four tracks now back in service, customers will see significant improvements in train frequencies and will have more travel options.     

Press Release
September 23, 2019
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Metro-North Rail Introduces ‘Rail Rewards’ Program

Your ticket to ride is now your ticket to shop and dine.  Metro-North Railroad has rolled out a new Rail Rewards program, which gives customers exclusive offers and discounts at Grand Central Terminal shops and restaurants. Most offers are valid through 2019. Metro-North’s Rail Rewards Program gives customers added value and savings to their train ticket.  

Press Release
September 17, 2019
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Metro-North Crews to Make Safety Upgrades to Waterbury Branch From Friday, Evening Sept. 20, Through Sunday, Oct. 6

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that beginning on Friday, Sept. 20, and continuing through Sunday, Oct. 6, crews will be doing prep work to install Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on the Waterbury Branch.

PTC is a technology designed to reduce the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents. Crews will begin installing a new signal system on the Waterbury Branch which needs to be in place in order to make PTC operational.

Press Release
September 12, 2019
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Metro-North Crews to Make Comprehensive Improvements to Danbury Branch From Monday, Sept. 16, Through Friday, Nov. 15

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that as part of its cyclical maintenance program, crews will be out in force making improvements to the Danbury Branch beginning on Monday, Sept. 16, and continuing through Friday, Nov. 15. Crews will replace ties, surface track, weld joints and cut brush; all this work means a safer, smoother ride for customers. 

Press Release
September 12, 2019
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Metro-North Crews Make Major Infrastructure Improvements to Port Jervis Line from Monday, Sept. 16, Through Friday Dec. 13

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that crews will make a series of major infrastructure improvements to the Port Jervis Line beginning on Monday, Sept. 16, and continuing through Friday, Dec. 13.

Press Release
September 12, 2019
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Metro-North Begins Replacement of Two Bridges in Patterson Bridges on Upper Harlem Line from Monday, Sept. 16, Through, Friday, Nov. 15

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that the first phase of the replacement of two bridges in Patterson, located between Wassaic and Southeast on the Harlem Line, gets underway on Monday, Sept. 16, continuing through Friday, Nov. 15.  Both bridges are located in an area known as the “Great Swamp,” with no road adjacent to the track. Crews will begin work constructing a temporary access road into the site.  The road needs to be in place before crews can begin the actual replacement work.

Press Release
September 5, 2019
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Metro-North Crews to Rebuild Crossing and Switches on Upper Hudson Line Sept. 7-8 and 14-15

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that crews will rebuild the grade crossing at Manitou Road at the Manitou Station and resurface adjacent track switches on the weekends of Sept. 7-8 and 14-15. The work will involve replacing several wooden crossties beneath the crossing, and replacement of the road crossing.

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