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Press Release
December 19, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Metro-North Offers Special Service for Christmas Week and New Year’s Week
Trains for Every Occasion: Early Getaways, School Vacation, and the Ball Drop

During the holidays, MTA Metro-North Railroad will keep you moving, shopping, sightseeing, show-going and celebrating with trains and schedules to suit everyone.  Pick up a special holiday timetable now.

Christmas Getaway: Tuesday, December 24

  • Normal AM Peak schedule, special afternoon getaway schedule with a reduced PM Peak schedule after 5:00 p.m.

Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25

  • Special holiday schedule to operate, with hourly service on most line segments, and regular weekend service on branch lines.

Between Christmas and New Year’s: Thursday-Monday, December 26-30

  •  A weekday schedule, with slightly reduced AM Peak service and additional inbound service operated in the late morning.

Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday, December 28 at Yankee Stadium

  • Rutgers vs. Notre Dame college football game at 12:15 PM.
  • Shuttle service will be provided between Grand Central, Harlem-125th Street and Yankees-East 153rd Street stations.

New Year’s Eve: Tuesday, December 31

  • A modified weekday schedule with reduced AM and PM Peak service, extra evening inbound service and extra outbound service after midnight.

New Year’s Day: Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014

  • Special holiday schedule to operate, with hourly service on most line segments, and regular weekend service on branch lines.