Some MTA Metro-North Railroad Harlem line riders should make note that buses will replace trains between Southeast & Wassaic this weekend. Here is more via the official press release I received:
After 10 p.m. on Friday, April 8, buses will replace select trains on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast. From Saturday, April 9, through 2 a.m., Monday, April 11, 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, April 8:
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, April 8:
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 stops at: Paterson, Pawling, Harlem Valley-Wingdale, Dover Plains, Tenmile River and Wassaic.
Southbound, Saturday, April 9, and Sunday, April 10:
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, April 9, and Sunday, April 10:
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. Weekend work includes: replacing the grade crossing at Dover Furnace Road, performing bridge inspections, installing a safety walkway on a bridge in Dover Plains, replacing a third rail sectionalization switch in Southeast and raising track in Pawling to prepare for the upcoming replacement of two railroad bridges.
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