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January 11, 2013
Metro-North Railroad to Operate on a Saturday Schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On Monday, January 21, 2013, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule with 36 additional trains.

It is a federal holiday and New York City's financial markets are closed. But for those people who are working, Metro-North will operate more trains than a normal holiday schedule. Extra inbound trains during the morning and outbound in the late afternoon will be provided.

There are 14 extra trains on the New Haven Line, eight inbound and 6 outbound. There are 10 extra Hudson Line trains, five in each direction, and 12 extra Harlem Line trains, six in each direction.

The additional trains are included in the current timetables, issued January 5, 2013. Check Metro-North's website at for details on the extra train departure times. All additional trains will be included in Metro-North Train Time™ as well as on the CooCoo text messaging service.

Off peak fares apply all day.

Additionally, the uptown exits of Grand Central North will be closed all day.