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Take MTA Metro-North Railroad to the American League Championship

<p>MTA Metro-North Railroad offers plenty of direct, fast, convenient "train to the game" service for the Yankees' post-season playoff season home games via the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven Lines.</p><p>There also is frequent shuttle service from Grand Central Terminal and the Harlem-125th Street Station before, during and after all post-season home games as the Yankees battle the Texas Rangers for the American League Championship.</p><p>Special schedules are in effect for Game 3 on Monday, October 18th and Game 4 on Tuesday October 19. Both games start at 8:07 PM. (Train schedules for Game 5, to be held (if necessary) on Wednesday, October 20 at 4:07 PM, will be available on Monday.)</p><p>On the Harlem Line there is one "Yankee Clipper" train that departs Southeast at 5:40 PM, stops at Brewster, Goldens Bridge, Mount Kisco, Chappaqua, North White Plains, White Plains, Hartsdale, Scarsdale, Crestwood, and Bronxville, then goes direct to Yankees - East 153rd Street Station at 6:55PM.</p><p>On the New Haven Line, there is one "Yankee Clipper" that departs New Haven at 5:26 PM, stops at Milford, Stratford, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Stamford, then goes express, directly to Yankees -;East 153rd Street Station, arriving at 7:05 PM.</p><p>Harlem and New Haven customers also can take any inbound train and connect to the game shuttles at the Harlem-125th Street Station.</p><p>Since the Yankees-East 153rd Street station is a regular Bronx local stop on Metro-North's Hudson Line, many Hudson line trains, both northbound and southbound, will make a special stop at the station for both games. Check the website for specifics. In addition, there is one extra Hudson Line train that departs Croton-Harmon at 6:29 PM, makes a stop at Tarrytown at 6:39 PM and arrives at Yankees -; East 153rd Street Station at 6:58 PM.</p><p>The station, which opened last spring, has proved popular with fans and was used by more than 4,000 people to get to and from each home game during the regular season.</p><p>View game day train schedules by using Metro-North's <a href="http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_form.cfm">interactive schedule page</a>.</p><P><a href="http://www.mta.info/mnr/html/yankees/yankee_home.htm">Click here for more information about the Yankees-East 153rd Street Metro-North station and service.</a></p> <p><strong>Please note: Backpacks and other containers will not be allowed into Yankee Stadium for all games. Check the Yankees' website for a complete list of prohibited items.</strong></p>