Metro-North Provides Early Getaway Trains on Friday, May 22

Published on : Thursday, May 21, 2015

MTA RailTo 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 the long holiday weekend.

 

 

Friday, May 22

On Friday, May 22, there are 17 extra “getaway” departures from Grand Central Terminal between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and one extra departure from Hoboken Terminal on Metro-North’s Port Jervis Line. Some late p.m. peak trains will be canceled/combined due to reduced ridership in this time period. All extra and cancelled trains are shown in the current timetable.

 

 

New Haven Line

Nine extra “getaway” trains will depart from Grand Central at:

• 12:58 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

• 2:01 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

• 2:28 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

• 2:31 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, New Rochelle, Larchmont, Mamaroneck and Harrison.

• 2:56 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Stamford then all stations between Noroton Heights and South Norwalk.

• 2:59 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, New Rochelle, Larchmont, Mamaroneck and Harrison.

• 3:26 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then all stations between New Rochelle and Harrison.

• 3:29 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

• 4:00 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Stamford, and all stations between Bridgeport and New Haven.

The following trains from Grand Central will not operate or are combined:

• The 5:18 p.m. to Harrison and the 5:21 p.m. to New Rochelle are combined, departing Grand Central at 5:21 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street and all stations between Mount Vernon East and Harrison.

• The 5:41 p.m. to New Haven will not operate.

• The 5:57 p.m. to Harrison and 6:02 p.m. to New Rochelle are combined, departing Grand Central at 6:02 p.m., making all stops between Mount Vernon East and Harrison.

• The 6:07 p.m. to New Haven and the 6:11 p.m. to Bridgeport are combined, departing Grand Central at 6:11 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street and all stations between South Norwalk and New Haven.

• The 6:49 p.m. to New Haven will not operate.

• The 7:09 p.m. to Harrison will not operate.

 

 

Harlem Line

Three extra “getaway” trains will depart from Grand Central at:

• 2:18 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then all stations between Scarsdale and North White Plains.

• 3:13 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then White Plains and North White Plains only.

• 3:34 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, White Plains, North White Plains, then all stations between Goldens Bridge and Southeast.

The following trains from Grand Central will not operate:

• The 5:27 p.m. to Southeast

• The 5:38 p.m. to Crestwood

• The 5:58 p.m. to Crestwood

• The 7:03 p.m. to North White Plains

• The 7:28 p.m. to North White Plains

 

 

Hudson Line

Five extra “getaway” trains will depart from Grand Central at:

• 1:38 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.

• 2:38 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.

• 3:11 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then all stops between Tarrytown and Croton-Harmon.

• 3:45 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.

• 4:11 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.

The following trains from Grand Central will not operate:

• The 5:29 p.m. train to Poughkeepsie

• The 5:57 p.m. to Croton-Harmon

• The 6:12 p.m. to Poughkeepsie

Hudson Line Connecting Services:

• The Hudson Rail Link will begin a peak level of buses at Spuyten Duyvil starting with the 2:20 p.m. train from Grand Central and at Riverdale starting with the 3:21 p.m. train from Grand Central.

• The Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry will have an early ferry trip that will meet the 3:11 p.m. train from Grand Central, which arrives in Ossining at 3:56 p.m. Since the 5:57 p.m. train will not operate, a 6:00 p.m. train from Grand Central, which arrives in Ossining at 6:53 p.m., will be met by the ferry. To accommodate this trip, the ferry will not meet the regular 6:22 p.m. train from Grand Central.

• The Newburgh-Beacon Ferry will have three early trips meeting the 2:43 p.m., 3:18 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. trains from Grand Central.

 

 

Port Jervis Line

An early Port Jervis Line getaway train will depart Hoboken at 2:40 p.m., stopping at Secaucus Junction, and all stops between Suffern and Port Jervis. Customers from Manhattan who are wishing to connect to this train should be on the 2:33 p.m. departure from Penn Station-NY to connect at Secaucus Junction. To accommodate the early getaway train, the 6:13 p.m. departure from Hoboken to Port Jervis will not operate.

 

 

Pascack Valley Line

The regularly scheduled Pascack Valley Friday-only train will depart Hoboken at 2:58 p.m., and stop at Secaucus Junction, select stations in New Jersey, and Pearl River, Nanuet and Spring Valley. Customers from Manhattan who are wishing to connect to this train should be on the 2:51 p.m. departure from Penn Station-NY to connect at Secaucus Junction. To accommodate this train, the 7:20 p.m. departure from Hoboken to Port Jervis will not operate.

 

 

Saturday, May 23, to Monday, May 25

On Saturday, May 23 & Sunday, May 24, a regular weekend schedule will be in effect.

On Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, a Sunday schedule will be in effect on the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Lines, and a weekend schedule will be in effect on the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines. An extra afternoon inbound train will depart Port Jervis at 4:09 p.m., making all stops through Suffern, then run express to Secaucus Junction and Hoboken. Customers wishing to travel to Penn Station-NY should transfer at Secaucus Junction.

 

 

Most connecting services will not operate on Memorial Day. However, the Tappan Zee Express will operate, on a Saturday schedule.

 

 

Grand Central North will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

 

Source:- MTA Rail

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