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Metro-North announces Labor Day weekend schedule

August 28, 2018

Metro-North is planning some extra “getaway” trains and some schedule changes for the long Labor Day weekend.

There are the changes that will affect southwest Connecticut train riders.

Friday, Aug. 31:

On Friday, there are 17 extra “getaway” departures from Grand Central Terminal between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Some late PM peak trains will be canceled/combined due to reduced ridership in this time period. All extra and canceled trains are shown in the current timetable.

New Haven Line

Nine extra “getaway” 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.

2:31 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 6:13 p.m. to Bridgeport are combined, departing Grand Central at 6:13 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.

Harlem Line

Three extra “getaway” trains will depart from Grand Central at:2:15 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then all stations between Scarsdale and North White Plains.

3:13 PM, stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then White Plains and North White Plains only.

3:34 PM, stopping at Harlem-125th Street, White Plains, North White Plains, then all stations between Goldens Bridge and Southeast.

The following trains from Grand Central will not operate:

The 5:27 PM to Southeast

The 5:38 PM to Crestwood

The 5:58 PM to Crestwood

The 7:03 PM to North White Plains

The 7:28 PM to North White Plains

Saturday, Sept. 1, to Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day)

On Saturday and Sunday, a regular weekend schedule will be in effect.

On Monday, a Sunday schedule will be in effect on the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines.

Grand Central North will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

See the schedules page for more details on train times.

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