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Press Release
July 25, 2013
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Significant Progress Made on Hudson Line Rebuilding

Metro-North Railroad will continue using substitute busing south of Yonkers Station on the Hudson Line starting at 10 p.m. tonight (Thursday, July 25) as crews rebuild track damaged by last week’s freight train derailment.

Customers should expect 30-to-45 minutes in additional travel time. Bronx customers are strongly encouraged to use NYCT Subway and/or bus service.  Check mta.info for schedule details.   

Press Release
July 24, 2013
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Hudson Line Derailment Recovery Progresses

Salvage and reconstruction efforts on Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line are progressing with the removal tonight and Thursday night of the remaining three flat cars of a derailed CSX freight train near Spuyten Duyvil Station in the Bronx.

For tonight, July 24, and tomorrow night, July 25, after 10 PM, Metro-North will be busing between Yonkers and Mount Vernon West stations to give the railroad workers unconstrained access to the derailment site to remove derailed cars and rebuild track can be completed.

Press Release
July 22, 2013
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Late Night Busing of Hudson Line Needed For Track Rebuilding

Metro-North Railroad today resumed normal Hudson Line train service using just a single track as ongoing recovery and repair work shifts to overnight hours following a major freight derailment last Thursday in the area just west of the Spuyten Duyvil station.

Beginning tonight at 10 PM, the Hudson Line will be shut down between Grand Central Terminal and Yonkers Station.  The closure will give track gangs space to work in what is a severely constrained location in a narrow rock cut.

Press Release
July 22, 2013
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Metro-North Railroad Plans Regular Monday Commute on Hudson Line

Four days after a major freight derailment, Metro-North continued recovery efforts yesterday in anticipation of a normal AM Peak Service on its Hudson Line on Monday.

About 100 Metro-North workers, including crews from New York City Transit and CSX, continued efforts to Sunday evening remove the CSX cars and rebuild the tracks in the Spuyten Duyvil area of the west Bronx.

Press Release
July 19, 2013
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Limited Hudson Line Service Continues All Weekend

Metro-North and CSX workers continue efforts to remove 10 freight cars that derailed last evening while service on the Hudson Line continues to operate between Poughkeepsie and Yonkers with a bus connection to the subway for service in and out of Manhattan.

This arrangement will continue through Friday evening and all weekend to give railroad forces free and unimpeded access to the damaged tracks Thursday’s freight train derailment in the vicinity of Spuyten Duyvil station.

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.

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