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Special Getaway Deals for Fall Events & Tours

Metro-North Railroad is offering customers special getaway deals for three upcoming Hudson Valley events that celebrate the area’s scenery, history, delicious locally produced wine, spirits and food. Riding Metro-North is a safe, economical and easy way to experience a beautiful fall day in the Hudson Valley, a region declared one of the top twenty tourist destinations in the world. Making the trip on Metro-North is part of the fun. Frommer’s Travel Guide calls the Metro-North ride along the Hudson River “one of the most scenic train trips in the United States.”

FRA Awards $5 Million to Improve MTA Railroad Crossings

Grade crossings along the Long Island Rail Road service areas will see safety upgrades thanks to some federal grant money. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded $5 million to New York State Department of Transportation, for LIRR and Metro-North Railroad, as part of a $25 million nationwide grant package. The money has been allocated to increase safety at railroad crossings, train stations, and tracks across the country. A total of 23 projects in 14 states and the District of Columbia received funding. FRA received 40 eligible applications requesting $67.5 million, nearly three times the $25 million that Congress provided in the 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act that funds DOT.

FRA Awards $5 Million to Improve Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road Crossings

Grade crossings along Metro-North Railroad will see safety upgrades thanks to some federal grant money. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)has awarded $5 million to New York State Department of Transportation, for Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road, as part of a $25 million nationwide grant package. The money has been allocated to New York State Department of Transportation to increase safety at railroad crossings, train stations, and tracks across the country. A total of 23 projects in 14 states and the District of Columbia received funding. FRA received 40 eligible applications requesting $67.5 million, nearly three times the $25 million that Congress provided in the 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act that funds DOT.

FRA Awards $5 Million to Improve Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road Crossings

Grade crossings along Metro-North Railroad and the Long Island Rail Road service areas will see about $5 million in safety upgrades thanks to some federal grant money. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)has awarded the money to New York State Department of Transportation as part of a $25 million nationwide grant package. The money has been allocated to increase safety at railroad crossings, train stations, and tracks across the country. A total of 23 projects in 14 states and the District of Columbia received funding. FRA received 40 eligible applications requesting $67.5 million, nearly three times the $25 million that Congress provided in the 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act that funds DOT.

Big Clean Up at all 469 Subway Stations is Latest Phase in Sustained Campaign to Keep Subway Tracks Clean

The MTA has begun Phase 2 of Operation Track Sweep, its multi-pronged plan to dramatically reduce the amount of trash on subway tracks, and in the process improve the station environment, and reduce track fires and train delays. This second phase of Track Sweep focuses on an intensive two-week, system-wide cleaning during which more than 500 workers will remove trash and debris from the tracks at all of the system’s 469 stations – more than 10 miles of subway station track. The clean-up work on underground stations will be done at night, when ridership is at its lightest. During the day, workers will clean tracks at outdoor and elevated stations. During this phase of Operation Track Sweep, signs will be posted at each station noting the date and time that the tracks were cleaned.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 9 - September 12

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 9 - September 12

One Ticket Covers the Ride to the Meadowlands Sports Complex

Wherever you’re starting from, all rail travel to the Meadowlands Sports Complex is covered by just a single ticket that is accepted on Metro-North Railroad, as well as NJ TRANSIT for the New Jersey portion of the trip. Customers can purchase tickets to the Meadowlands Sports Complex through at any Metro-North or Long Island Rail Road ticket office, ticket machine. When buying your ticket at a machine, select “M” and then Meadowlands as your destination. Customers should hold on to these special joint tickets to use on NJ Transit for connecting service to and from the Meadowlands.

One Ticket Covers the Ride to the Meadowlands Sports Complex

Calling all football fans! The Long Island Rail Road wants to make it easy for you to get to New York Jets and New York Giants home games at MetLife Stadium all season long, and all other stadium events including college games. Take the train to the game to avoid traffic and parking hassles, and pay with just one ticket to make the trip.

Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road Make it Easy to Catch the Jets and Giants at MetLife Stadium

Calling all football fans! The MTA wants to make it easy for you to get to New York Jets and New York Giants home games at MetLife Stadium all season long, and all other stadium events including college games. Whether you’re coming from Long Island, the Hudson Valley or Connecticut, take the train to the game to avoid traffic and parking hassles, and pay with just one ticket to make the trip.

Same Number of Trains to Be Provided As During 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Barclays Center

MTA Long Island Rail Road is revving up its train service for New York Islanders games at Barclays Center, including adding a fourth post-game train, bound for Ronkonkoma, for the 2016-17 season. The increased service will provide fans with the same number of trains as during the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs and will double the service from the start of last season. This service is over and above regularly scheduled service to and from Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, which during off peak hours offers service on the Far Rockaway Branch and Hempstead Branch, with trains departing every 30 minutes.

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