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Press Release
June 15, 2010
IMMEDIATE
New Schedules Effective June 21 for Metro-North Trains

On Monday, June 21, new schedules on MTA Metro-North Railroad trains will reflect modest service changes necessitated by budget constraints. In making these difficult decisions, Metro-North tried to affect the fewest number of customers and minimize negative effects.



ON THE HUDSON LINE:



• The 9:04 pm express train to Croton-Harmon is combined with the 9:16 pm express train to Poughkeepsie; the new train departs Grand Central at 9:05 pm and makes all stops of both trains.

Press Release
May 24, 2010
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North's Memorial Day Getaway Schedule 2010

MTA Metro-North Railroad will offer plenty of extra early getaway service on Friday, May 28 to help you get a jump on the long Memorial Day weekend and "unofficial" start of summer.

On Saturday, May 29 and Sunday, May 30, Metro-North will operate a regular weekend schedule. On Memorial Day trains will operate a Sunday schedule. Most connecting services will not operate on Monday May 31, however, the Tappan Zee Express will operate on a Saturday schedule.

Look for the following additions and changes to train service on Friday, May 28:

Hudson Line

Press Release
May 13, 2010
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North and the City of Poughkeepsie Look Forward to Planning Transit-Oriented Development at the Train Station

An agreement was signed today by the President of the MTA Metro-North Railroad and the Mayor of the City of Poughkeepsie to move forward in exploring the future development in and around the Poughkeepsie train station.

Press Release
May 11, 2010
IMMEDIATE
Port Jervis Line Schedule Changes May 23

A new schedule for MTA Metro-North Railroad's Port Jervis Line goes into effect Sunday May 23rd with minor changes in connections between Pennsylvania Station-NY and Secaucus Junction.

In addition, the 7:42 a.m. train from Port Jervis to Hoboken will now depart at 7:46 a.m. arriving in Hoboken at 9:54 a.m., and then arrive in Pennsylvania Station-NY at 10:05 a.m.

Pascack Valley Line schedules remain unchanged in May. However, be sure to look for new Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Line timetables June 21st when schedules on the Pascack Valley Line change.

Press Release
April 26, 2010
IMMEDIATE
Take The Train to the Track! Enjoy Five Days of World-Class Sports Car Racing At Lime Rock Race Park This Summer

For the first time, MTA Metro-North Railroad has teamed up with Lime Rock Race Park on an action-packed race and rail Getaway Package for the 2010 summer season.



Press Release
April 24, 2010
IMMEDIATE
MTA Metro-North Railroad Selects Team to Offer Multi-Carrier Wireless Services Throughout Grand Central Terminal

MTA Metro-North Railroad is requesting approval for a ground-breaking License Agreement with a team of national wireless carriers to construct a state-of-the-art, multi-carrier wireless commercial network that will provide wireless (cellular) service to customers in Grand Central Terminal, the Platform/ Trainshed area and the Park Avenue Tunnel.

Press Release
April 23, 2010
IMMEDIATE
Westchester Arc Honors Metro-North — Where the Human Element is Elemental

MTA Metro-North Railroad has found that adults with developmental disabilities, when working at the North White Plains Shop, have proven themselves to be dedicated, hard-working individuals who take great pride in their work and have endeared themselves to the shop's staff.

Press Release
April 22, 2010
IMMEDIATE
MTA Metro-North Railroad Celebrates Earth Day All Yearlong Shops, Yards and Operations More Sustainable

MTA Metro-North Railroad has been going green for years, because saving energy, water and resources is a great way to save money.

To that end, restrooms in employee facilities and shops at North White Plains yard were retrofitted last year with low-flow toilets and urinals and sinks were fitted with automatic shut-off faucets because saving water also saves money.

Press Release
April 21, 2010
IMMEDIATE
LAZ Parking Installs Electronic Parking Meters at Metro-North Stations

MTA Metro-North Railroad, in partnership with its new parking operator, LAZ, is making it easier for people to pay for parking, sign up for and renew permits and handle accounts on-line and by phone.

Press Release
April 15, 2010
IMMEDIATE
Ride Metro-North Railroad to the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour On Sunday, May 2, 2010

MTA Metro-North Railroad has always been an advocate for transportation that is safe, efficient and pollution free and that is why we are making it easier than ever for everyone to ride Metro-North Railroad on Sunday, May 2, 2010 with their bikes to join in the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour.

The TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour is the largest mass-cycling event in the USA. Over 30,000 cyclists ride the 42-mile odyssey through New York City's five boroughs, many of whom travel into New York City on Metro-North Railroad.

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