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Press Release
November 19, 2018
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Metro-North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 21-25

Avoid the traffic, save money, ride with family and friends, and make travel on MTA Metro-North Railroad part of your Thanksgiving holiday plans. The Railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Off-peak fares will be in effect on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, through Sunday, November 25, and customers can take advantage of free parking at many stations.

Press Release
November 7, 2018
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Metro-North Crews to Make Improvements to Hudson Line Weekends of November 10-11 and November 17-18

MTA Metro-North Railroad is advising customers that during the weekends of November 10-11 and November 17-18, crews will make improvements to the Hudson Line in the area between Peekskill and Beacon. Metro-North crews will surface track and switches in the vicinity of Cold Spring, this work which will help ensure that customers enjoy a smooth ride and safe, reliable service.

Press Release
October 31, 2018
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Metro-North Crews to Make Safety Upgrades to Port Jervis Line

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that this weekend, crews will install a new cab signal system at Hudson Junction on the Port Jervis Line, which is the latest phase in the complete upgrade of the Port Jervis Line signal system.  This new system will support the installation of Positive Train Control, a technology designed to reduce the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents.   

Press Release
October 26, 2018
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Ride Metro-North to the Hudson Valley for Restaurant Week, October 29 – November 11

Let Metro-North help you satisfy your craving and indulge in some of the best cuisine that the Hudson Valley has to offer. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week – the belt-busting celebration of some of the region’s best cuisine – runs from October 29 – November 11, and more than half of over 200 participating restaurants are within walking distance or a quick cab ride from Metro-North stations.  Go from train to table, and experience a top-notch dining experience at just a fraction of the normal price. 

Press Release
October 22, 2018
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Metro-North Unveils 'Way Ahead' Plan, Outlining Transformative Future for the Railroad

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced Way Ahead, a roadmap for the railroad’s future that details actions to enhance safety, service, infrastructure, communications, and transform customers’ day-to-day commuting experience. Way Ahead is a proactive response to Metro-North’s growing ridership, changing demographics and the evolving needs of customers.

Press Release
October 17, 2018
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Metro-North Track Crew Breaks Historic Rail Maintenance Record

MTA Metro-North Railroad has set a new track record. A Metro-North Railroad crew working on the Waterbury Branch on October 9 safely installed a record breaking 1,161 railroad ties in a single day, surpassing by two ties the previous record set in 1984 between Brewster and Dover Plains on the Harlem Line.

Press Release
October 12, 2018
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REVISED: Metro-North to Install Positive Train Control Equipment on the Upper Harlem Line from Wednesday, October 17, through Sunday, October 21

Editors note: revised with busing change for Saturday, October 20, and Sunday, October 21 at Tenmile River

MTA Metro-North Railroad crews will install Positive Train Control equipment between Wassaic and Southeast from Wednesday, October 17, through Sunday, October 21, which will result in service changes on the upper Harlem Line.

Press Release
October 10, 2018
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Metro-North to Install Positive Train Control Equipment on the Upper Harlem Line from Wednesday, October 17, through Sunday, October 21

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that crews will install Positive Train Control equipment between Wassaic and Southeast from Wednesday, October 17, through Sunday, October 21, which will result in temporary service changes on the upper Harlem Line.

Press Release
October 9, 2018
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North Crews to Make Improvements to Upper Hudson Line on Saturday, October 13

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that on Saturday, October 13, crews will continue making improvements to the upper Hudson Line in the area between Cortlandt and Peekskill.  Crews will resurface switches between Peekskill and Cortlandt, weld track joints and cut trees.   

This track work will require single-track operation for a distance of 11.5 miles between the area north of Croton-Harmon and Manitou, resulting in minor schedule adjustments for certain trains on Saturday, October 13. 

Press Release
October 3, 2018
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North to Make Comprehensive Improvements and Safety Upgrades to Waterbury Branch from Monday, October 8, Through Friday, October 12

Metro-North Railroad advises customers that from Monday, October 8, through Friday, October 12, Metro-North crews will make safety upgrades and comprehensive improvements to the Waterbury Branch. 

Crews will install antenna poles that are required in order to make Positive Train Control operational on the branch. Positive Train Control is a technology designed to reduce the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents.

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