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Press Release
October 26, 2017
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Ride Metro-North to the Hudson Valley for Restaurant Week, October 30 – November 12

Metro-North wants to help New Yorkers to take a bite out of the Hudson Valley. Indulge in an extravaganza of tastes…roasted rack of lamb, fish and chips, lobster mac & cheese, fettucine & short ribs, chicken tacos, chocolate molten lava cake… just to list a few. Loosen your belt! Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is almost here.

Press Release
October 25, 2017
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Metro-North to Perform Ultrasonic Rail Testing Between Southeast and Wassaic on Tuesday, October 31, and Wednesday, November 1

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it will perform ultrasonic rail testing on the Upper Harlem Line on Tuesday, October 31, and Wednesday, November 1. Metro-North will put the specialized Sperry Rail car into action on the section of track between Southeast and Wassaic. The railroad uses this high-tech piece of equipment to detect defects and metal fatigue inside the steel rails, inspecting them with ultrasonic and induction test equipment. The Sperry Rail car identifies issues before they become major problems, resulting in a safer, smoother ride and more reliable service.

Press Release
October 24, 2017
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Metro-North to Renew a Track Switch Between Campbell Hall and Middletown and Resurface Port Jervis Line Rails

MTA Metro-North Railroad track maintenance crews will install a new switch between Campbell Hall and Middletown this coming weekend, Oct. 27-29, and will resurface track on the Port Jervis Line to provide a safer, smoother ride. As a result of the work, buses will substitute for trains between Harriman and Port Jervis from late Friday evening, October 27, until Sunday evening, October 29.

Buses will follow train schedules, substituting for the following trains:

Westbound from Harriman to Port Jervis:

Friday, October 27:

Press Release
October 17, 2017
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Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements from Friday Evening, October 20, Through Sunday, October 22

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that crews will perform critical work between Wassaic and Southeast this weekend, October 20-22. Metro-North crews are renewing the Cornwall Hill Road grade crossing in Patterson, replacing the crossing surface, rails and ties. Elsewhere along the tracks, crews will cut brush and weld rail joints.

To accommodate this track work, after 10 p.m. on Friday, October 20, buses will replace trains at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast. Normal train service will resume with the first scheduled train of Monday, October 23.

Press Release
October 17, 2017
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Metro-North Increases Service at Melrose and Tremont Stations

The MTA advises customers that Metro-North Railroad’s new October 8 schedule includes permanently increased service levels at the Melrose and Tremont stations on the Harlem Line.

Press Release
October 13, 2017
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Ride Metro-North and the 'Nostalgia Special' to Catch the Yankees Battle for the American League Championship

Do the New York Yankees have a shot at winning their 28th World Series title? Find out when the Bronx Bombers battle the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium for the American League Championship on October 16 at 8 p.m. Customers should check the New York Yankees website to confirm the game start time on October 17, and the start time for a possible third game on October 18.

Press Release
October 10, 2017
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Ride Metro-North to Experience the Splendors of Fall

The best things in life are free, like the crisp autumn air and dazzling fall landscapes of auburn and golden hues. Metro-North makes it easy for customers to see fall in all its glory and enjoy the region’s history and breathtaking views…and all for just the cost of a train ticket.

Hop on Metro-North and discover these top spots for leaf peeping and other autumn adventures, all within easy reach from the station:

Walk Along the Old Croton Aqueduct

The experience:

Press Release
September 25, 2017
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New Metro-North New Haven Line Schedule Takes Effect on Sunday, October 8

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that a handful of minor adjustments to the New Haven Line train schedule take effect on Sunday, October 8. These small schedule changes support the railroad’s commitment to meet customer expectations and enhance safety, service and reliability.

Press Release
September 25, 2017
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Grand Central Terminal Fire Brigade Team, Metro-North Engineer and Metro-North Conductor Commended for Helping Save Commuter’s Life

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that three first responders from the railroad’s Grand Central Terminal Fire Brigade, a Metro-North engineer and a Metro-North conductor were recognized for helping save the life of a customer who went into cardiac arrest while on board a train this summer. Metro-North Acting President Catherine Rinaldi thanked the employees for their extraordinary efforts at today’s meeting of the MTA Board’s Metro-North Railroad Committee.

Press Release
September 25, 2017
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Metro-North Brings Zipcar to More Stations and Adds Getaway Packages

Ride Metro-North and then hit the road with Zipcar to explore favorite destinations in the Hudson Valley and beyond.

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