Buses will once again replace trains on the Metro North’s Harlem Line between Southeast & Wassaic this weekend. Here are the details via the press release sent to me:
After 10 p.m. on Friday, August 19, buses will replace select trains on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast. From Saturday, August 20 through 2 a.m., Monday, August 22, substitute bus service will be provided for all trains between Southeast and Wassaic.
Buses will operate 15-30 minutes earlier than scheduled trains. Customers should listen for announcements and check local or express bus service to their destination while boarding.
Southbound, Friday, August 19:
Buses will replace the last train from Wassaic to Southeast, making stops at the following stations: Tenmile River, Dover Plains, Harlem Valley-Wingdale, Pawling and Patterson. Bus service will connect with the 12:18 a.m. train at Southeast and will operate up to 30 minutes earlier than normally scheduled train times.
Northbound, Friday, August 19:
The 8:52 p.m., 9:52 p.m. and 12:10 a.m. trains from Grand Central to Southeast will connect with bus service departing from the Southeast station at 10:23 p.m., 11:23 p.m. and 1:44 a.m. respectively, making their regularly scheduled stops at: Patterson, Pawling, Harlem Valley-Wingdale, Dover Plains, Tenmile River and Wassaic.
Southbound, Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21:
Substitute bus service will be provided for all trains departing Wassaic and the following station stops: Tenmile River, Dover Plains, Harlem Valley-Wingdale, Appalachian Trail, Pawling and Patterson.
At Southeast Station, customers will connect with continuing train service to Grand Central Terminal. Buses will operate up to 30 minutes earlier than normal train times.
Northbound, Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21:
Customers will connect with substitute bus service at the Southeast station for the following station stops: Paterson, Pawling, Appalachian Trail, Harlem Valley-Wingdale, Dover Plains, Tenmile River and Wassaic.
This weekend’s service change will help ensure the on-going reliability and safety of Harlem Line trains. Harlem Line improvements that will be underway this weekend include: changing the bearings on the Railroad’s Ten Mile River bridge, continued work on two of the Railroad’s bridges in Patterson in preparation for their future replacement, and track welding.
xoxo Transit Blogger