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Press Release
May 26, 2016
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Enjoy Summer Splendor with Metro-North’s Discount Getaway Packages

As we welcome the warmer weather and sunny days ahead, Metro-North is offering perfect packages for those who want to enjoy outdoor adventures or choose to explore indoor spaces. Whether you’re looking for some physical activity or a day filled with culture and relaxation, the Railroad has your perfect getaway to scenic New York City, Hudson Valley and the shores of Connecticut.

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Press Release
May 26, 2016
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Metro-North Provides Early Getaway Trains on Friday, May 27

To help you get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend - the unofficial start of summer - Metro-North Railroad has extra early getaway service on Friday, May 27, and plenty of trains to get you to your destination during the long holiday weekend.

Friday, May 27

Press Release
May 18, 2016
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UPDATE: Metro- North Announces “Enhanced Saturday” Schedule for Thursday, May 19

Metro-North crews continue making progress on repairs to the railroad’s Park Avenue Viaduct that was damaged by last evening’s four alarm fire beneath the structure, allowing the railroad to expand its regular Saturday schedule for tomorrow’s commute.

Press Release
May 18, 2016
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Limited Service into and Out of Grand Central Terminal

Limited train service continues into and out of Grand Central Terminal following a massive four alarm fire Tuesday night at a local business at 118th Street under Metro-North Railroad’s Park Avenue Viaduct.

Harlem-125th Street Station Customers: Between 5 pm and 8 pm tonight, all inbound trains will not make stops and some outbound express trains will not make stops at Harlem-125th Street Station in order to relieve congestion in the affected area. Please listen for announcements.

Press Release
May 18, 2016
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Metro-North Engineering Forces Are Making Temporary Repairs to Park Avenue Viaduct After Tuesday Night Fire in East Harlem Curtailed Service

In order to restore full train service as quickly as possible, MTA Metro-North Railroad crews are working around the clock to make temporary repairs to the railroad’s Park Avenue Viaduct in Manhattan that was damaged by a four-alarm fire underneath the viaduct on Tuesday evening.

Press Release
May 18, 2016
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Metro-North Restores Limited Service into and Out of Grand Central Terminal with Saturday Schedule in Effect for Wednesday, May 18

Only hours after a massive four alarm fire at a local business at 118th Street under Metro-North Railroad’s Park Avenue Viaduct, limited train service has been restored into and out of Grand Central Terminal.

Metro-North personnel continue to make repairs to a section of the viaduct which requires the two inside tracks to remain out of service. Trains will be able to safely operate on the two outside track of the viaduct with train speeds reduced from 60 mph to a maximum allowable speed of 30 mph.

Press Release
May 17, 2016
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Metro-North to Operate on Saturday Schedule on Wednesday, May 18

Because of a fire at 118th Street under Metro-North Railroad’s Park Avenue Viaduct in Manhattan, Metro-North service remains suspended into and out of Grand Central Terminal until further notice.

Press Release
May 16, 2016
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Discover Fun Summer Getaway Deals at Metro-North’s “Staycation Showcase”

Don’t let the summer go by without taking a great escape – even if it’s just for a day or a weekend. MTA Metro-North Railroad’s Staycation Showcase - at Grand Central Terminal on Saturday, May 21 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - will highlight over 30 attractions, destinations and cultural venues around New York City, the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.

Press Release
May 16, 2016
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Metro-North Encourages Cyclists To Take Train To “Bloomin’ Metric Ride” on Sunday, May 22

This Sunday, May 22, over 2,600 cyclists will be peddling in the 39th annual “Bloomin’ Metric Ride,” a self-paced ride for cyclists at different levels. Taking Metro-North to the Green’s Farms station on the New Haven line is the best way to get to the ride safely and on time.

Press Release
May 12, 2016
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Metro-North Railroad To Acquire State-Of-The-Art Track Inspection Vehicle

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it will enter into a contract with Ensco Inc. to design, build and deliver one of the most advanced track inspection vehicles in the world. The vehicle will use innovative laser, optical and inertial sensor systems to analyze the condition of the rail and track infrastructure, alerting Metro-North to any track anomalies.

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