Metro-North announces extra trains for Memorial Day Weekend

Metro-North railroad car. (WTNH)

(WTNH) – Metro-North has announced their plans for additional  trains over Memorial Day Weekend.

With Memorial Day just around the corner more people are planning to travel for the holiday. If you are planning to travel via train, MTA has announced its service plans for the holiday weekend.

According to the MTA, On Friday May 27th, Metro-North will provide nine extra “getaway” departures from Grand Central Terminal on their New Haven Line between 1 and 4 p.m.. On Memorial Day, a Sunday schedule will be put into effect.

The following extra 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
  • 2:21 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.

To check specific train schedules, visit mta.info .

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