Off-height fares will be in effect for Thanksgiving weekend

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Views of Union Station in New Haven, Conn., on Thursday Nov. 19, '20. After this week's meeting on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's budget proposal for next year, Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye made a jarring statement. The transit system, including Metro-North Railroad, is hemorrhaging money and riders in the COVID-19 pandemic, he said. If the MTA does not get $12 billion in federal aid, the agency is looking at a 50 percent reduction in train service on Metro-North and the Long Island Railroad, a 40 percent reduction in New York City subway and bus service, and the elimination of 9,400 transit-worker jobs.

Views of Union Station in New Haven, Conn., on Thursday Nov. 19, ’20. After this week’s assembly on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s budget idea for next 12 months, Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye made a jarring statement. The transit equipment, including Metro-North Railroad, is hemorrhaging money and riders within the COVID-19 pandemic, he spoke of. If the MTA does not get $12 billion in federal aid, the agency is calling at a 50 % reduction in train service on Metro-North and the manhattan Railroad, a forty % discount in long island metropolis subway and bus service, and the removal of 9,400 transit-worker jobs.

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Metro-North will offer standard weekday provider Wednesday, Nov. 25, as commuters head domestic for Thanksgiving.

There can be no early getaway trains this yr. Off-peak fares may be in effect all day Wednesday.

Weekend schedules with off-peak fares will be in impact for the lengthy Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday, Nov. 26, via Sunday, Nov. 29.

Riders are required to wear a face masks on all trains, in stations and on platforms consistently, regardless of social distancing.

There can be no service between Southeast and Wassaic from Thursday, Nov. 25 via Sunday, Nov. 29. No substitute bus provider might be supplied. service between Southeast and Wassaic will resume on Monday, Nov. 30.

The North conclusion of Grand principal Terminal could be open from 6:30 a.m. to eight:00 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 25, but may be closed from Nov. 26 through Nov. 27.

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