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Press Release
July 19, 2013
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Metro-North Update: Metro-North Providing Bus Service on Hudson Line As Efforts Continue To Clear Freight Derailment in the Bronx

 

As efforts continue to clear a derailed CSX freight train from Metro-North tracks between the Marble Hill and Spuyten Duyvil stations, Metro-North strongly recommended Hudson Line customers make alternate travel arrangements today if possible.

Press Release
July 11, 2013
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Port Jervis Customers to Use Buses for Five Mid-Day Trains from July 15 to October 2013

 

For three months beginning on July 15, workers will head into the 5,300-foot-long Otisville Tunnel on the Port Jervis Line to continue infrastructure improvements to the line by making repairs to the tunnel’s structure and its drainage systems.

To accommodate that work, customers who normally board select off-peak trains at Port Jervis will catch buses to Middletown/Town of Wallkill to connect with regularly scheduled trains. Customers from Otisville will not be impacted.

Press Release
July 11, 2013
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Buses to Substitute for Off-Peak Pascack Valley Line Trains from July 13 to September 6

 

From July 13 through September 6, NJ TRANSIT workers will replace rail ties and perform other repair and upgrading work along the length of the Pascack Valley Line and will rebuild railroad crossings in Westwood and Hackensack.

Press Release
July 3, 2013
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Free Grand Central Terminal App Merges MTA Service Details with Information on Retail Merchants

 

Commuters and visitors heading in and out of New York City will now have the world’s largest train Terminal at their fingertips, with the most up-to-date commuter rail schedule available on mobile devices, as MTA and Metro-North Railroad today launched the official app for Grand Central Terminal. Originally opened in 1913, the iconic train terminal is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year.

Press Release
July 1, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Make Metro-North Part of Your July 4th Holiday Plans

 

Declare your independence from traffic this July 4th Holiday by taking Metro-North Railroad to celebrate our nation’s 237th birthday this year.

On Wednesday, July 3, to help you get a jump on the holiday, Metro-North offers 23 extra early getaway trains in the early afternoon.

Press Release
June 18, 2013
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Café and Gourmet Takeout to Open At Bronxville Station

 

EDITORS: THIS PRESS RELEASE WAS ISSUED BY EMAIL ON JUNE 6, 2013; TECHNICAL OVERSIGHTS PREVENTED IT FROM APPEARING ON OUR WEBSITE UNTIL TODAY.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS DISCREPANCY.

 

A new café and a gourmet takeout shop is coming to the Bronxville train station, MTA Metro-North Railroad announced today.

Press Release
June 12, 2013
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Track Improvements and Cleanup Work To Begin in the Bronx

 

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced plans to accelerate track work in the Bronx including drainage improvements, tie replacements, fencing repairs and general cleanup of the wayside for nine weeks from July 1 through Labor Day.

During this time, one AM peak Harlem Line and one AM peak New Haven Line train will be cancelled and two AM peak New Haven Line trains will be combined.

Press Release
June 7, 2013
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Project in Cortlandt Wins Planning Award

 

MTA Metro-North Railroad’s expanded Cortlandt Station, which opened last year, and the Town of Cortlandt has received a Planning Achievement Award by the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation in its annual competition the railroad announced today.

 

The station design solved several problems: how to improve roadway access to the station, how to make the train accessible to those visiting the Veteran’s Administration Hospital on the west side of the tracks, and how to expand parking with minimal disturbance to the environment.

 

Press Release
June 6, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Tim Horton’s Is Coming to White Plains Train Station

 

The popular Canadian coffee shop chain Tim Horton’s is building an outpost at the White Plains train station, Metro-North Railroad announced today.

The franchise will be operated by Gateway Foods, which also will begin operations of the newsstand at the station, replacing longtime newsstand operator Gary Waxman, who decided to retire.

Press Release
May 22, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Getaway Trains Planned for Start of Memorial Day Weekend

 

To help folks get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, MTA Metro-North Railroad offers plenty of extra early getaway service on Friday, May 24.

 

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