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Press Release
December 1, 2008
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Pascack Valley Line Service to Be Affected By New Jersey Transit Signal Upgrade on December 6-7
On Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7, 2008, New Jersey Transit will install a new signal system on the Pascack Valley Line that will provide greater levels of safety, service reliability and on-time performance.

This work will require numerous adjustments to the train schedule for the weekend. This revised schedule will be in effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, December 6 and will end at 4 a.m. Monday December 8.

Press Release
November 24, 2008
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West of Hudson Regional Transit Access Study Open House Set for December 8 in Orange County
MTA Metro-North Railroad will hold an open house in Orange County on December 8 to present the latest information on the West of Hudson Regional Transit Access Alternatives Analysis (AA) / Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Study.

This first open house will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, at 15 Crossroads Court, Newburgh, New York just south of Route 17K). It will run from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with presentations at 4:30 p.m. and then repeated at 6:30 p.m. Question and answer sessions will follow each presentation.

Press Release
November 17, 2008
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MTA Metro-North Railroad "Going Your Way" This Thanksgiving
Look no further for a hassle-free way to get around this Thanksgiving. MTA Metro-North Railroad has off-peak fares and a special four-day holiday timetable for the most traveled holiday of the year, and free weekend and holiday parking is available at many train stations.

The holiday getaway begins Wednesday the day before Thanksgiving, November 26th, with 17 extra trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 1 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. in addition to the regular weekday schedule. Early getaway trains are included in the October 5th schedule.

Press Release
November 17, 2008
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The Thanksgiving Holiday Makes for Happy Days on Metro-North's Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines
The Thanksgiving holiday makes for the biggest travel days of the year, and this year Metro-North is providing more "getaway" trains, holiday travel trains, and off-peak service for West of Hudson customers.
Press Release
November 6, 2008
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Danbury Branch Improvements Make for Busing
MTA Metro-North Railroad will be replacing ties on the Danbury Branch to maintain a safe, smooth ride. In order to accomplish this important work, bus service will replace select trains in both directions between Danbury, Bethel, Redding, and Branchville stations during the weekdays beginning Thursday November 13 and ending Friday December 5.

Please note that regularly scheduled northbound and southbound train service will operate between Branchville, Cannondale, Wilton, Merritt 7, and South Norwalk stations.

Press Release
October 22, 2008
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Ride Metro-North Free To The Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Wintuk from Cirque Du Soleil
MTA Metro-North Railroad is at it again bringing you good news and good savings! This year celebrate the holiday season with family and friends by riding Metro-North Railroad, for FREE, into New York City to see the one-and-only Rockettes at The Radio City Christmas Spectacular or the winter adventure "Wintuk" from the amazing Cirque du Soleil.
Press Release
October 16, 2008
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Public Hearing Planned to Set Fares for New Metro-North Station
MTA Metro-North Railroad is proposing that its new station serving Yankee Stadium and the adjacent community be in the same fare zone as all other Metro-North stations in the Bronx. A public hearing on the proposal will be held on Monday, November 17, at 6 p.m. in the Office of the Bronx District Attorney at 198 East 161 Street in the Bronx.
Press Release
October 8, 2008
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Introduces New Lionel Train Set to Honor its 25th Anniversary

Commemorative M-7 Electric Set Will Debut at Harmon Open House


MTA Metro-North Railroad is introducing a commemorative model train set in honor of its 25th anniversary. The Lionel brand, O-scale, M-7 electric train set will be on display for the first time this Saturday at the annual Harmon Open House.

The first-ever Metro-North O-Scale model train set will be available for purchase through reservation/pre-order beginning at the Open House and at the Transit Museum in time for holiday delivery.

Press Release
October 6, 2008
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Metro-North and NYSDOT Extend Ferries for Two Years
State Senators Help Secure Funding

MTA Metro-North Railroad and the New York State Department of Transportation have developed a funding plan to continue the operations of the Haverstraw-Ossining and Newburgh-Beacon Ferry Services for the next two years.

As part of this funding plan, State Senators Thomas P. Morahan and William J. Larkin Jr. have secured $658,000 and $600,000 respectively to ensure the continuation of two ferry runs that provide Rockland and Orange county residents with access to Metro-North's Hudson Line train service.

Press Release
September 25, 2008
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Come One – Come All To Harmon Shops's Open House
MTA Metro-North Railroad welcomes you to join us for our most festive occasion of the year. On Saturday, October 11th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., bring family and friends to Metro-North Railroad's Annual Harmon Open House in Croton, New York.


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