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Press Release
April 13, 2009
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Schedules Change on the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines Turning Good into Better on April 19

The West of Hudson train schedules for MTA Metro-North's Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines are going to be adjusted so that there is just enough time, space, and place for all the trains to operate more reliably. These changes are minor adjustments—but minor adjustments can make for major improvements.

On the Port Jervis Line, the 6:08 p.m. train from Hoboken will now operate three minutes later.

Press Release
April 2, 2009
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Use A Chase Card to Buy Metro-North Train Tickets and Get Cash Back!

MTA Metro-North Railroad and JPMorgan Chase have teamed up to save commuters money simply by using their Chase credit or debit card to purchase rail tickets

Here's how the "Commuter Cash" promotion works:

By enrolling a current Chase and/or WaMu Debit or Credit Card, or by signing up for one, at www.Chase.com/CommuterCash, people will receive a $10 cash reward for every $150* in qualifying public transportation purchases made by by April 30, 2009. Enrolling is free.

Press Release
April 1, 2009
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Train Service to MTA Metro-North Railroad's Newest Station Yankees – E. 153rd Street Begins Saturday May 23, 2009

With station construction on schedule, MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that train service to the new Yankees – E.153rd Street Station will begin on Saturday May 23, 2009, with regular daily service 365 days a year and special game day schedules too.

Train service begins exactly 24 months after the design-build contract was signed.

Press Release
March 23, 2009
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Historic Tarrytown Train Station Next for Restoration

MTA Metro-North Railroad is set to begin restoration of the historic Tarrytown train station building this spring complete with a new slate roof, gutters, canopy supports, and reconstruction of three roof dormers that were removed decades ago.

Press Release
March 23, 2009
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New, One-Month Timetable Takes Effect April 5 Will Allow Track Work on Upper Hudson

MTA Metro-North's new April 5, timetable will make temporary schedule changes on the Upper Hudson Line to allow installation of concrete ties, add service to the New Haven-State Street Station and make minor changes in response to customer requests and to improve on-time performance.

The Upper Hudson work will require single tracking and some bus substitutions. Two more schedule changes will occur before Hudson Line schedules return to their previous pattern when concrete tie installation is complete, in July 2009.

Press Release
March 19, 2009
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Hop Aboard Metro-North's Bunny Express April 4, 2009

Looking for something fun to do with the little ones? Then come on over to Grand Central Terminal where Group Travel Bunnies will meet children of all ages as they hop aboard Metro-North's "Bunny Express" on Saturday, April 4, 2009.

This special one-day excursion includes a round-trip train ride along the Hudson River, a visit from a Group Travel Bunny aboard the train and a special goody bag for the children, a coloring book and crayons, juice and a snack.

The bunny loves to pose for photos, so parents should bring cameras along.

Press Release
March 11, 2009
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Luck is on Your Side When You Take Metro-North on St. Patrick's Day

MTA Metro-North Railroad is going to make you feel very lucky on St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17 with lots of special service and extra trains to get you to and from the parade.

Parade-goers will be accommodated with extra train cars on trains heading into Grand Central Terminal between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. There will be additional trains as well:

On the Hudson Line, there is an 8:41 departure out of Poughkeepsie making stops at New Hamburg, Beacon, and Peekskill then goes express to Grand Central.

Press Release
February 13, 2009
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Metro-North Hosts First "Getaway Day" in Grand Central February 18

MTA Metro-North Railroad is pleased to announce the first "Metro-North Getaway Day" in Grand Central Terminal, on Wednesday, February 18, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Press Release
February 9, 2009
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For 2008, More Customers Than Ever Travel on Metro-North Trains, with the Added Bonus of 97.5% On-Time Performance

MTA Metro-North Railroad set a new record for ridership, exceeding 84 million rides in 2008, the railroad's 25th anniversary year.

In all, Metro-North provided 84,220,427 trips last year with 83,554,482 rides taken aboard Metro-North trains last year, representing a 3.9% increase over 2007, and includes ridership on the railroad's ferries and buses, which reached 665,945 in 2008, a one-year increase of 9%.

Press Release
January 28, 2009
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Metro-North Awards LAZ Parking Management of 13,625 Spaces

MTA Metro-North Railroad on Wednesday awarded a seven-year contract, with two 3-year renewal options, to LAZ Parking NY/NJ, LLC ("LAZ") to manage 34 parking facilities with 13,625 parking spaces owned by Metro-North in New York State.

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