Metro North July 4th 2014 Service Plan

Here is the July 4th holiday weekend service plan for the Metro-North: Get a jump on the Independence Day holiday weekend with 17 extra getaway trains leaving Grand Central Terminal between noon and 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 3. On Friday, July 4th, Metro-North trains will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule with extra trains in […]

Metro-North Schedule Changes Begin July 7

Metro-North riders should note that schedule changes begin on July 7th. Here is a little info: Metro-North will make adjustments to its New Haven and Harlem Line service on Monday, July 7, after closely monitoring performance, taking customer counts and listening to customer suggestions following the implementation of the May 11 schedule change. These changes […]

Metro-North 2014 Memorial Day Service Plan

Here is the official 2014 Memorial Day Getaway service plan info for the Metro-North Railroad: To help you get a jump on Memorial Day Weekend, the “unofficial” start of summer, Metro-North offers 18 extra early getaway trains on Friday, May 23 on all three lines — Hudson, Harlem and New Haven. On the Hudson Line, […]

MNR To Purchase Advanced Track Equipment

With safety being a big issue for the MTA’s Metro-North Railroad, it should come as no surprise that the agency is purchasing advanced track inspection equipment. Here is the dish: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced plans to purchase a new track monitoring system that will be mounted on regular train cars to provide continuous inspection […]

Metro-North Completes Bronx Track Work

MTA Metro-North workers doing work on the Bronx R.O.W. track project. Photo courtesy of MTA Metro-North Railroad. The MTA Metro-North Railroad has finally completed the major track work project that was taking place in the Bronx. Here are the details: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced the completion of an extraordinary track reconstruction effort that began […]