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Press Release
December 14, 2015
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Metro-North Hires New Chief Safety Officer

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it has named Justin R. Vonashek as the agency’s new Vice President of System Safety. The position will oversee all efforts to ensure the safety of its customers and employees as the Railroad continues to improve work practices and invest in new technology and equipment. Vonashek (pronounced VON-uh-shek) will report to Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti and work closely with MTA Chief Safety Officer David Mayer and MTA Sr. Advisor, Corporate Safety Initiatives Anne Kirsch.

Press Release
November 20, 2015
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Metro-North Provides Extra Service and Off-Peak Fares for Holiday Weekend

Whether you’re heading to the parade, hosting family, or holiday shopping – Metro-North Railroad has you covered with special service and extra trains for all of your Thanksgiving weekend travel needs. Plus, off-peak fares are in effect for the entire four-day period, and customers can take advantage of free parking at many stations. Check for signs at stations, visit mta.info/mnr or call 511 for details. Customers outside of New York can call (877) 690-5114.

Press Release
November 20, 2015
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Enjoy the Show with Metro-North’s Discount Ticket Offers

MTA Metro-North Railroad wants to get you to some of the season’s best shows and save you money, too. Metro-North is offering discount tickets for two Broadway hits – Les Miserables and the Illusionists. Plus, don’t miss out on the ever-popular Radio City Christmas Spectacular with savings of 20 percent. And, this year’s Progressive International Motorcycle Show is sure to wow adults and children, alike.

Les Miserables

Through December 31

Press Release
November 12, 2015
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New Metro-North New Haven Line and Hudson Line Schedules Go Into Effect on Monday, November 16

On Monday, November 16, new Metro-North timetables go into effect on the New Haven Line and the Hudson Line. On both lines, trains are returning to normal schedules after construction work has concluded. The timetables will stay in place through April 2. There are no changes to the Harlem Line.

New Haven Line

Press Release
October 30, 2015
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Dedicates New Parking Garage at North White Plains Train Station

MTA Metro-North Railroad President Joseph Giulietti was joined today by federal, state and local officials at the ribbon-cutting for the newly completed North White Plains Parking Garage located at the southeast corner of Bond Street and Haarlem Avenue, across from the Metro-North North White Plains train station. North White Plains station is one of the busiest stations in Metro-North’s service area, serving almost 2,200 customers during the weekday and almost 1,300 riders on the weekend.

Press Release
October 26, 2015
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Portion of Grand Central Dining Concourse Seating Area To Close for East Side Access Construction

MTA Metro-North Railroad and MTA Capital Construction today announced that a 1,920-square-foot seating area in Grand Central Terminal’s Lower Level Dining Concourse will be closed starting today to open a structural framework that will allow for the future construction of stairways and escalators that will connect Grand Central’s Lower Level to the 10-block long, 350,000-square-foot Long Island Rail Road concourse and eight-track train terminal being built underneath Grand Central Terminal.

Press Release
October 16, 2015
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Metro-North to Provide Hourly Overnight Service on Hudson Line During Three Weekend Girder Moves for New NY Bridge

MTA Metro-North Railroad is reducing overnight Hudson Line train service between 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. on three Friday nights/Saturday mornings this autumn as workers building the New NY Bridge install 700-ton girder assemblies over the tracks at Tarrytown. Exact dates for the work will be announced by the New NY Bridge team, but the first is planned for Oct. 23-24.

Press Release
September 21, 2015
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Metro-North Railroad Schedules Change October 3-4

New timetables are coming to Metro-North’s New Haven Line and Harlem Line on Sunday, October 4, and to the Hudson Line on Saturday, October 3. On the New Haven Line, Metro-North is creating a better morning rush hour connection to Greenwich for Shore Line East customers. On the Hudson Line, weekend track work will mean special timetables for seven weekends. Customers on all three lines should look for other, minor scheduling changes.

New Haven Line

Press Release
September 10, 2015
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Port Jervis Line Service to Be Boosted With New Mid-Day Train

Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Line customers will have a new option to leave Manhattan on weekday afternoons with the addition of a new mid-day train when a new timetable takes effect this coming Sunday, September 13. On the Pascack Valley Line, one late night/early morning train with light ridership is being eliminated following a decision by NJ TRANSIT in July to implement a series of service changes, but alternative options exist for those customers who had used it.

Port Jervis Line

Press Release
September 1, 2015
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Metro-North Takes the Hard Work Out of Enjoying the Labor Day Weekend

MTA Metro-North Railroad doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, September 4, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 7.

On Friday, September 4, Metro-North will offer 17 early-afternoon “getaway” trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 12:58 p.m. and 4:11 p.m., and one extra departure from Hoboken on the Port Jervis Line, with connecting service from Penn Station-NY.

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