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Press Release
September 25, 2017
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New Metro-North Hudson and Harlem Line Schedules Take Effect on Sunday, October 8 to Improve Reliability

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that very minor schedule adjustments to certain Harlem Line and Hudson Line trains take effect on Sunday, October 8. These schedule changes reflect the completion of a right-of-way improvement project on the Harlem Line between Mount Vernon West and Crestwood in Westchester County on the Harlem Line and switch-replacement work just south of the Beacon station on the Upper Hudson Line.

Press Release
August 31, 2017
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Metro-North to Make Comprehensive Improvements to Port Jervis Line Beginning September 11 and Continuing Until Late Fall

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Port Jervis Line, crews will make infrastructure improvements between Port Jervis and Harriman starting on September 11 and continuing until the late fall.

Press Release
August 31, 2017
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Metro-North Offers Fall Getaway Deals to Scenic Hudson Valley Destinations

Leafy wineries. Magnificent scenery. Farm to table cuisine. MTA Metro-North Railroad has partnered with some of the Hudson Valley’s top tourism partners to offer customers special discounted excursion packages. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the Hudson Valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer’s market scene. Discovering a region deemed by National Geographic Traveler as one of the “top 20 best world destinations” is an economical, convenient train ride away on Metro-North.

Press Release
August 29, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North Gives Customers a Head Start on the Labor Day Weekend

Why work hard to enjoy the Labor Day weekend? MTA Metro-North Railroad has plenty of convenient train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, September 1, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 4.

On Friday, September 1, Metro-North will offer 17 early-afternoon “getaway” trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Press Release
August 18, 2017
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Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on August 22 and August 25-27

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Harlem Line, Metro-North crews will perform critical work on the Upper Harlem Line on Tuesday, August 22, and for the continuous weekend period starting after 10 p.m. on Friday, August 25 until the first scheduled train on Monday, August 28. Metro-North crews are renewing the Mill Street crossing in Dover Plains, replacing the crossing surface, rails and ties. While this work is underway, crews will install a temporary crossing to keep traffic moving safely in and out of the hamlet.

Press Release
August 1, 2017
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Metro-North to Hold August 23 Public Hearing to Increase Service at Melrose and Tremont Stations

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 23, inviting customers to comment on a plan to permanently increase service levels at the Melrose and Tremont stations on the Harlem Line. The hearing will be held at 5 p.m. at agency headquarters on 2 Broadway in Lower Manhattan.

Press Release
August 1, 2017
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Metro-North to Make Lower Harlem Line Improvements on August 5-6

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Harlem and New Haven Lines, crews will perform critical work on the Bronx Drainage project, installing a series of drain pipes, inlets and connections to city sewers. The drainage facilities are installed both beneath and outside the tracks between Melrose and Tremont, which requires removing one of the tracks from service for this crucial work.

Press Release
July 26, 2017
IMMEDIATE
UPDATE: Previously Announced Waterbury Branch Busing for This Weekend, July 28-30, Is Cancelled

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that this weekend’s previously announced substitute busing on the Waterbury Branch has been cancelled. Scheduled Waterbury Branch track work has been postponed, and substitute busing will no longer be required. Waterbury Branch track work will resume as scheduled next weekend, August 4-6. Metro-North crews will continue making extensive improvements to the branch, including renewing railroad crossings in Milford. Elsewhere along the tracks, crews will cut brush and weld rail joints.

Press Release
July 21, 2017
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UPDATE: Previously Announced Busing Between Melrose and Tremont for This Weekend, July 22-23, Is Cancelled

MTA Metro-North Railroad advises customers that this weekend’s previously announced substitute busing between Melrose and Tremont has been cancelled.

Metro-North crews will continue to perform the scheduled track improvement work, but the work has shifted to an adjacent track, and busing will no longer be required.

Metro-North has many channels for all schedule information and service updates.

Press Release
July 18, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North to Make Lower Harlem Line Improvements on July 22-23

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Harlem and New Haven Lines, crews will perform critical work on the Bronx Drainage project, installing a series of drain pipes, inlets and connections to city sewers. The drainage facilities are installed both beneath and outside the tracks between Melrose and Tremont, which requires removing one of the tracks from service for this crucial work.

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