Metro-North

Metro North Receives $20M Federal Grant

Earlier today, the MTA announced that its Metro-North division has received a $20.8M federal grant to make the Hudson Line resilient against future Sandy like storms. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that Metro-North has received a federal grant of $20.8 million to harden Metro-North’s Hudson […]


Metro North Memorial Day 2015 Service Info

Here is the Metro-North service plan for the upcoming Memorial Day 2015 holiday weekend: To help you get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start of summer – Metro- North Railroad has extra early getaway service on Friday, May 22, and plenty of trains to get you to your destination during […]


LIRR & Metro North Ridership Rises In 2014

Just a few minutes ago, the MTA has announced that ridership on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) & Metro-North Railroad rose in 2014. Here are the details: The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad both welcomed rising numbers of customers in 2014, new Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) ridership figures show, making them respectively […]


MTA To Get Loan For Railroad Signal Safety

Late Friday afternoon, Governor Cuomo announced that the MTA would be receiving a nearly $1 billion dollar loan from the Federal Railroad Administration for LIRR & Metro-North signal safety upgrades. Here are the details: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to the Metropolitan Transportation […]


Minor Metro North Schedule Changes

On April 26th, the MTA Metro-North Railroad will undergo some minor schedule changes. Here are the official details: Metro-North Railroad’s new train schedules effective Sunday, April 26, improve reliability and put more trains in service, making travel more convenient for customers. The schedules also will temporarily lengthen weekend travel times by up to five minutes […]