MTA Afternoon Off-Peak Service Update

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Service Normal on NYC Subway, LIRR, Harlem and Hudson Lines; Hourly Service to Operate on the New Haven Line.

New York, NY - February 5, 2014 - This afternoon, the New York City Subway, the Long Island Rail Road, and Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line and Hudson Line will operate on regular schedules. New York City Buses will operate at 85% to 90% of usual strength.
On the New Haven Line, where ice accumulation has caused problems with overhead catenary wires, Metro-North will shift to hourly service between noon and 4 p.m. Four eastbound trains and four westbound trains will be canceled. 
Grand Central-bound trains making all local stops from New Haven to Stamford will depart from New Haven at :46 minutes past the hour . Grand Central-bound trains making all local stops from Stamford to Grand Central will depart Stamford at the top of the hour. 
New Haven-bound trains will depart Grand Central at :08 minutes past the hour. These trains will operate express to Stamford, then make all local stops to New Haven. Stamford-bound trains making all local stops will depart Grand Central at :34 minutes past the hour.
Customers should monitor Service Status on for the latest updates, and subscribe to MTA’s email alerts at to receive real time updates. The latest real-time information is also available via the Metro-North Train Time and Long Island Rail Road Train Time apps for iPhone and Android.
The MTA will provide details later this afternoon for service plan for the PM rush hour and overnight into tomorrow morning. 
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