MTA Announces Changes To Harlem lines And More

Metro-North RailroadMetro-North Railroad schedules will change beginning Oct. 3, impacting those who travel on the the Harlem and Hudson lines.

On the Hudson line, the 9:15 a.m. weekday train from Poughkeepsie, which had been adjusted in April to accommodate a construction project, returns to its former schedule, departing Poughkeepsie at 9:00 a.m., according to the MTA.

…Harlem-125th Street will be out of service for seven weekends, and train service will operate with schedule changes,

Beginning Oct. 3, two of the Hudson line’s three tracks between Marble Hill and Harlem-125th Street will be out of service for seven weekends, and train service will operate with schedule changes, due to weekend construction occurring on track switches near Yankees-E. 153rd Street.

For electric train service south of Croton-Harmon, local trains will operate normally, but the semi-express trains will operate only between Croton-Harmon and Marble Hill. Customers riding these trains will transfer at Marble Hill to continue their trip, and will experience an increase in travel time of up to six minutes, according to the MTA.

Customers using diesel trains that operate north of Croton-Harmon will need to make a cross platform change of trains at Croton-Harmon. Southbound trains from Poughkeepsie, including the 9:40 a.m. on Saturdays and the 10:40 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as three northbound trains to Poughkeepsie, including the 4:14 p.m. on Saturdays and the 5:14 p.m. and 6:14 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, will not operate for the duration of the work.

On the Harlem lines, trains that stop at Bedford Hills at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays will bypass the station starting Sunday, Oct. 4.

On the Harlem lines, trains that stop at Bedford Hills at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays will bypass the station starting Sunday, Oct. 4. Travelers from Bedford Hills will continue to have the hourly service, with trains departing at 3:35 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 5:35 p.m., and 6:35 p.m.

For more information, visit www.mta.info.

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