MTA Press Releases

Press Release
March 12, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Saint Patrick's Day Celebrants Get More Than Luck with Metro-North

This year, New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade falls on a Saturday and Metro-North is adding service to carry as many as 20,000 parade goers as well as regular weekend customers.

There will be nine extra inbound trains the morning and four extra outbound train in the afternoon to accommodate the additional travelers.

Hudson Line Extras:

- The 7:33 a.m. from Poughkeepsie, will operate express this Saturday stopping at New Hamburg, Beacon, Cold Spring, Garrison, Peekskill, Cortlandt, Croton-Harmon, Harlem-125th Street, and arriving in Grand Central at 9:15 a.m.

- A new 8:32 a.m. express train from Croton-Harmon will make stops at Ossining, Tarrytown, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Yonkers, Marble Hill, Harlem-125th Street, arriving in Grand Central at 9:30 a.m.

- An 8:23 a.m. super express from Poughkeepsie will make stops at New Hamburg, Beacon, Harlem-125th Street, and arrive in Grand Central at 9:52 a.m.

- A 9:23 a.m. express from Poughkeepsie stopping at New Hamburg, Beacon, Peekskill, Croton-Harmon, Harlem-125th Street, and arriving in Grand Central at 10:55 a.m.

- Going home, two extra Upper Hudson line expresses will depart at 4:16 p.m. and 5:16 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, and then all stops from Croton-Harmon to Poughkeepsie, arriving there at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Harlem Line Extras:

- A 9 a.m. express from Southeast will stop at Brewster, Croton Falls, Purdy's Goldens Bridge, North White Plains, White Plains, Harlem-125th Street, and arriving in Grand Central at 10:17 a.m.

- At 10:13 a.m., 11:13 a.m. and 12:13 p.m. express trains will leave Crestwood stopping at Tuckahoe, Bronxville, Fleetwood, Mt. Vernon West, Woodlawn, Harlem-125th Street, arriving in Grand Central at 10:48 a.m., 11:48 a.m. and 12:48 p.m. respectively.

- Going home, on the Harlem Line an extra express train will depart Grand Central at 3:18 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, and then making all stops from White Plains to Southeast, arriving there at 4:46 p.m.

New Haven Line Extras:

- Express trains from New Haven depart at 8:32 a.m. and 9:32 a.m. and make stops at Milford, Stratford, Bridgeport, Harlem-125th Street, and in Grand Central at 10:02 a.m. and 11:02 a.m. respectively.

- Express trains from Bridgeport will depart at 8:59 a.m. and 9:59 a.m. and make stops at Fairfield, Westport, South Norwalk, Darien, Stamford, Harlem-125th Street, and arriving in Grand Central at 10:17 a.m. and 11:17 a.m. respectively.

-Going home on the New Haven Line, an extra outbound train will depart Grand Central at 3:34 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, South Norwalk, Westport, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Stratford, Milford, and New Haven, arriving there at 5:18 p.m.

Metro-North rules and regulations and local ordinances regarding the use or possession of alcoholic beverages in public places will be enforced.

For more information from Metro-North, dial 800-METRO-INFO (800-638-7646), outside of NYC dial 212-532-4900, or visit the web site at www.mta.info. The hearing impaired may call (via teleprinter) at 800-724-3322.