Holiday Trains On Time?

November 17, 2015

If you use Metro North to travel to New York City during the holidays here are some important changes you should know about.


New York City Shopper Specials

  • Saturdays, November 21 thru December 26: there will be eight additional New Haven line trains
  • Sundays, November 22 thru December 27: there will be three additional New Haven line trains

Pre-Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 25) getaway trains:

  • Full service schedule with 10 New Haven Line getaway trains between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Thursday-Sunday, November 26 – 29, there will also be additional service on the New haven Line.

On Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) there will be the full service schedule, plus 10 additional getaway trains on the New Haven Line.

On Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, there will be a special timetable.

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