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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.

Press Release
December 10, 2014
Metro-North to Impose 24-Hour Ban on Alcohol for Annual SantaCon Event

To maintain orderly travel and safe station and terminal operations during this coming weekend’s SantaCon event, alcohol will not be permitted on Metro-North trains and stations from 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 13, through 9 a.m. on Sunday, December 14.

Press Release
November 20, 2014
Metro-North is Grateful for Your Thanksgiving Patronage Extra Service Added All Weekend

Metro-North Railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Give thanks that you can take the train and avoid traffic, tolls, and all the other headaches that come with driving on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year.

Here’s a recipe for happy Thanksgiving travel: Buy your tickets in advance (like your turkey) and avoid long lines. If you plan a round-trip, buy a round trip ticket!

Press Release
November 17, 2014
Metro-North and LIRR To Acquire Video Cameras for Trains

Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road today won approval from a committee of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board to award contracts totaling $34.6 million for the purchase of inward- and outward-facing cameras in the cabs of their rail fleets.

The outward-facing cameras will be used to record track and wayside activities, and the inward-facing cameras will be used to record the engineer’s control area while the train is in operation.

Press Release
November 4, 2014
Take Metro-North to Culinary Hot Spots During Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

There is no better time to step off of a train and into a top quality restaurant than during Hudson Valley Restaurant Week! From now through November 16, nearly 70 restaurants participating in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week are just steps away or a short cab ride from Metro-North Railroad stations on the Harlem, Hudson, New Haven and Port Jervis Lines.

The multi-county dining event, now in its 10th year, features nearly 200 restaurants offering three-course dinners for $29.95 and lunches for $20.95 (plus drinks, tax and tip).