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Press Release
October 5, 2013
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Full New Haven Line Service To Resume Monday Morning

MTA Metro-North Railroad announced today that full train service on the New Haven Line will resume Monday morning, October 7, following successful initial overnight tests of a major new electrical substation at Mount Vernon.
 

Press Release
October 4, 2013
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MTA Outlines Procedures for New Haven Line Customer Credit Program

MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) Metro-North Railroad has established procedures for New Haven Line customers weekly and monthly ticket holders who were inconvenienced by the September 25 power failure to obtain credits for their future ticket purchases.

Press Release
October 1, 2013
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MTA Board Approves Credit for Metro-North New Haven Line Customers

The Board of the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) today approved a credit for Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line customers with monthly or weekly tickets during the ongoing power outage. The railroad also announced that service on the line will be increased to about 65% of normal on Wednesday.

Press Release
September 29, 2013
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Metro-North Railroad Expands New Haven Line Options With Limited Electric Service and Expanded Park-And-Ride

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast and MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut today announced the railroad will offer a limited amount of additional rail service to accommodate half its normal New Haven Line weekday ridership in time for the Monday morning rush. While trains are expected to be crowded and customers are urged not to travel during the busiest part of rush hour, thousands of park-and-ride spaces in Westchester County and the Bronx will allow customers to ride other MTA services into Manhattan.

Press Release
September 27, 2013
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Metro-North Railroad Announces Saturday and Sunday Service Plan for the New Haven Line

A reduced schedule will be in effect this weekend (Sat., Sept. 28 &Sun., Sept. 29) due to the continuing Con Ed power outage to a crucial 8-mile segment of the New Haven Line. There will be hourly train service from all New Haven Line stations in both directions all day on Saturday and Sunday.

To Grand Central

Press Release
September 25, 2013
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Metro-North Railroad to Provide Limited Bus/Train New Haven Line Service Starting on Thursday
Press Release
September 25, 2013
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Metro-North Railroad to Provide Extremely Limited New Haven Line Train Service for Remainder of the Day

For the remainder of today, Wednesday, September 25, 2013, extremely limited train service using diesel locomotives on the New Haven Line will remain in effect between Stamford and Grand Central Terminal due to the loss of a 138 kilovolt Con Edison feeder that supplies electricity to the overhead lines that power the New Haven Line trains.

Press Release
September 25, 2013
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Metro-North Providing Hourly Diesel Train Service on New Haven Line While Con Edison Works to Restore Electric Power

Metro-North will provide extremely limited service on the New Haven Line between Stamford and Grand Central using diesel locomotives due to a Con Edison power problem.

Hourly Eastbound service will be provided from Grand Central Terminal making all local stops to Stamford starting at 9:10 AM.

Hourly Westbound service will be provided from Stamford making all local stops to Grand Central Terminal beginning at 9 AM.

Press Release
September 17, 2013
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Metro-North To Build Parking Garage in North White Plains Will Replace an Existing Garage and Surface Lot

 

Construction soon will begin on a new 500-car garage at the North White Plains Metro-North station, the railroad announced today. 

The project is the outcome of planning studies that began in 2003 and will accommodate the projected demand for parking at the North White Plains railroad station, which is used by more than 2,200 people each weekday.

Press Release
August 30, 2013
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Metro-North Adds Nine Ticket Vending Machines in Grand Central

MTA Metro-North Railroad is opening a third ticket vending machine center in Grand Central Terminal, adding nine machines to increase customer convenience, especially on the busiest days.

The new center, formerly a Hudson Newsstand, houses nine full-service TVMs, bringing to 37 the number of TVMs available in Grand Central. The new center officially opens on September 1. It is located at the west end of the terminal, to the right of the line of ticket windows and across from the room of Chase Bank ATMs.

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