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Metro-North Adds Trains For Thursday, Adjusts Holiday Schedule

Metro-North has added getaway trains for Thursday and made adjustments to the holiday schedule.
Metro-North has added getaway trains for Thursday and made adjustments to the holiday schedule. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Metro-North is helping your declare your independence from traffic and tolls this July 4 holiday by scheduling extra trains and modifying the weekend schedule.

On Thursday, on the New Haven Line, extra "getaway" trains will depart from Grand Central Terminal 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.
  • 2:56 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Stamford then all stations between Noroton Heights and South Norwalk.
  • 3:02 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Stamford, Westport, then all stops between Fairfield and New Haven.
  • 3:29 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.
  • 4 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Stamford and all stations between Bridgeport and New Haven.

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

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

One extra inbound train to Grand Central will also operate: 5:15 p.m., departing New Haven and making select stops in West Haven, Bridgeport, Stamford and Harlem-125th Street.

A Saturday schedule will operate on July 3, with an extra outbound New Haven Line train departing Grand Central Terminal at 11:13 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, South Norwalk, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

A Saturday schedule will operate on July 4, with an extra outbound New Haven Line train departing Grand Central Terminal at 11:13 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, South Norwalk, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven to get you home from the annual Macy's Fireworks. Please see a current timetable or visit the schedules page.

A regular Sunday schedule will operate on July 5. For more information, click here .

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