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Press Release
March 6, 2018
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Metro-North Crews to Make Port Jervis Line Upgrades this Weekend

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that this weekend, Metro-North crews will be out in force making improvements to the Port Jervis Line. The upgrades include installing a new cab signal system, welding and surfacing track, drainage work and laying additional ballast.

To accommodate work that helps ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Port Jervis Line, buses will substitute for trains between Port Jervis and Ramsey-Route 17 from Friday evening, March 9, through Sunday evening, March 11. Buses will depart at the same time as scheduled trains.

Press Release
March 6, 2018
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Ride Metro-North to the Hudson Valley for Restaurant Week, March 12-25

Now you can add delicious to the list of reasons to ride Metro-North Railroad. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week – the belt-busting celebration of some of the region’s best cuisine – runs from March 12-25, and more than half of over 200 participating restaurants are within walking distance or a quick cab ride from Metro-North stations. Go from train to table, and experience a top notch dining experience at just a fraction of the normal price point.

Press Release
March 6, 2018
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Ride Metro-North to Catch NYC Football Club Games at Yankee Stadium

Make it your goal to ride Metro-North! The railroad has your ticket to catch New York City Football Club games at Yankee Stadium, this Sunday, March 11 and next Saturday, March 17. The March 11 game launches New York City Football Club’s (NYCFC) fourth season at Yankee Stadium; the team takes on soccer professionals from some of the world's toughest leagues.

Metro-North’s frequent, convenient and reliable "Train to the Game" service via our Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines makes it easy for soccer fans to catch the games at Yankee Stadium.

Press Release
February 27, 2018
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New Metro-North Schedules Take Effect on Sunday, March 18 to Accommodate White Plains Station Enhancement Project and Track Improvements

Metro-North Railroad today announced that new Harlem Line schedules and minor changes to Hudson Line schedules take effect on Sunday, March 18.  There are no changes to New Haven Line schedules.

The new schedules allow Metro-North to begin an extensive three-year project to transform the White Plains station, making it safer, brighter, cleaner and easier to navigate.

Press Release
February 21, 2018
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MTA Announces Catherine Rinaldi Named as President of Metro-North Railroad

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman Joseph Lhota today announced that he has appointed Catherine Rinaldi as the sixth President of MTA Metro-North Railroad. Rinaldi has served as Acting President of Metro-North since July 2017, and previously was Metro-North’s Executive Vice President, beginning in 2015.

“Cathy is the best person to continue to push forward the progress that Metro-North has made in renewing the railroad and enhancing the confidence of its customers,” Chairman Lhota said.

Press Release
January 29, 2018
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From the Sky to the Slopes, Ride Metro-North to a Winter Adventure

From hitting the slopes to watching an eagle take flight, with discounted package deals and convenient travel, Metro-North makes it easy to get away for some winter fun.

Step off the train at Metro-North’s Patterson station, where a waiting shuttle bus will take you to the slopes at Thunder Ridge Ski Area. Its scenic slopes are perfect for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, from beginner to expert.  After a day of skiing, have a relaxing meal in the slopeside lodge and take in the panoramic views.  

Press Release
January 26, 2018
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Port Chester Metro-North Station Gets a Lift

The Village of Port Chester Metro-North Railroad Station is now accessible for all, thanks to a recently-completed capital project by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

Press Release
December 27, 2017
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Metro-North Offers Expanded Service During New Year’s Eve Weekend

Metro-North has your ticket to a safe and convenient way to travel during the New Year’s Eve weekend. The railroad d is offering expanded service to and from Grand Central Terminal all day long on Sunday, December 31 and into the wee hours for New Year's Eve for celebrants traveling to the Big Apple to ring in 2018.

Press Release
December 21, 2017
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Metro-North Offers Extra Service for the Holidays

Let Metro-North help make your holidays happy! Whether you’re visiting friends and family, shopping or sightseeing, riding Metro-North is a safe, convenient way to get you where you want to go this long holiday weekend.

On Friday, December 22, Metro-North will be on a regular weekday schedule with 18 additional early getaway trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 12:58 p.m. and 4:11 p.m.

Press Release
December 14, 2017
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Metro-North Railroad to Make Design Improvements to Five Stations Under Enhanced Stations Initiative Program

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board has approved a $91.5 million design-build contract to the firm Halmar International to make state-of-the-art enhancements to Metro-North Railroad’s White Plains, Harlem-125th Street, Crestwood, Port Chester and Riverdale stations. Construction gets underway in early 2018. This Enhanced Stations Initiative sets the standard for similar improvements to other Metro-North stations in the future.

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