Metro-North Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Metro-North: Metro-North Railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Give thanks that you can take the train and avoid traffic, tolls, and all the other headaches that come with driving on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. […]

Patterson Grade Crossing Renewal

This weekend the MTA Metro-North Railroad will be conducting a grade crossing renewal on the Wassaic branch in Patterson. Here are the details: The complete replacement of the State Route 311 at-grade crossing over the Metro-North train track in Patterson will require substitute bus service between Southeast and Wassaic from Friday night through early Monday […]

Metro North To Upgrade Harlem River Bridge

Harlem River Bridge; photo courtesy of the MTA. Just a short time ago, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced it will be upgrading the Harlem River Bridge. Here are the details: Starting September 15, the Harlem River Lift Bridge will not open for boats for six months while workers replace 60-year-old cables that lift the bridge […]

Metro North Completes Work Ahead Of Schedule

A feel good story for the much maligned Metro-North as earlier today they announced that the Cos Cob switching complex work project was completed 4 months ahead of schedule. Here are the details: Metro-North Railroad employees have successfully rebuilt a switching control house in Cos Cob, Connecticut. The restoration, completed four months ahead of an […]

Metro North Labor Day 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2014 service plan for the Metro-North: MTA Metro-North Railroad doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, August 29, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 1. […]