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Press Release
March 10, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Ride Metro-North to Catch NYC Football Club Games at Yankee Stadium
Railroad Offers Fast, Convenient “Train-to the-Game” Service

Make it your goal to ride Metro-North Railroad to catch New York City Football Club games at Yankee Stadium! This Sunday, March 12, the New York City Football Club (NYCFC) kicks off its third season at Yankee Stadium, taking on a roster of soccer professionals from some of the world's toughest leagues. Metro-North’s frequent, convenient and reliable "Train to the Game" service via our Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines makes it easy for soccer fans to catch the excitement at Yankee Stadium.

New Haven Line and Harlem Line customers can transfer at Harlem-125th Street for frequent service to the Yankees-E. 153rd Street station. Regularly scheduled Hudson Line local southbound trains will be stopping at Yankees-East 153rd Street station. Customers can take advantage of many game-day shuttles operating between Grand Central and Harlem-125th Street Station and Yankees-E. 153rd Street Station. The station stop is a short walk from the Stadium.

For information about game day schedules, please visit:
http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/mls/nycfc_mls.htm

New York City Football Club has already gained a massive following in the New York area. Metro-North is the best way to find out why and join the fun. For more information about the New York City Football Club and scheduled games, please visit: http://www.nycfc.com/

Yankees – East 153rd Street is one of Metro-North Railroad’s newest stations. Its construction coincided with the building of the new Yankee Stadium. The station opened on May 23, 2009, shortly after Yankee Stadium’s opening on April 3, 2009. The station stop not only serves customers who are traveling to Yankee games, but to all events hosted at the Stadium, including soccer and football matches, the Papal visit and NYU’s graduation ceremony.

For more information about Metro-North train schedules, visit our schedules page at http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/planning/schedules/schedules.htm or download the free Metro-North Train Time App for train times. The app is available via the Apple Store for iOS devices or Google Play Store for Android along with MTA eTix™ - Metro-North Railroad’s mobile ticketing app which allows customers to buy Metro-North tickets on their mobile device -- anytime, anywhere.