Metro North resumes trains to NYC from Mt Kisco to Grand Central -FREE

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Beginning, Thursday November 1, 2012, Metro North is resuming trains to the City for the Harlem line from Mt Kisco into the Grand Central and the New Haven line from Stamford to Grand Central.  The Hudson line remains suspended until further notice due to extensive storm damage.


Fares will be free for this Thursday and Friday.


They are trying to prevent people from driving in the City, and would try to avoid it by all means given all the reports on the radio - it was complete gridlock yesterday and most traffic lights are still out.  Right now, by order of the Mayor, only high occupancy vehicles of 3 or more are allowed in cars.  Most people from Westchester take the trains anyway, and I would highly encourage this mode of transportation.  Let's allow them to clear the roads and


I would allow extra time - both for the drive to the station (there are still a lot of trees on the road, and many traffic lights are out of service, and several lanes and roads closed) and the service on the train is a bit limited (and it might be a bit crowded with fewer trains and I'm sure they are going slower).


Here are links to the train schedules:

Harlem line

New Haven line


While the Hudson line remains closed, they will be accepting tickets from here on the other lines.  I'm assuming they are referring to next week when fares will resume (vs. this week it's free).  Metro North ticket holders should remain onto their October passes and weekly passes as these will be honored through Monday, November 5th.


Here is a link to the MTA official site where you can get full info on all lines and up to date info as time progresses.  Fares are also waived within the city for buses and the subway.


Stay safe out there, and hoping that things get back to normal soon.

Metro North resumes trains to NYC from Mt Kisco to Grand Central


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Clint Mckie
Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections - Carlsbad, NM
Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586

Hi Debbie,

Very good to see you are O.K., I had sent you a message on Linkedin last night asking if you and your loved ones were O.K.

Better listen to the authorities as they have a lot of power when in a crisis like this.

Did you have much damage to your home?

So many Questions to ask, fill us in here in the Rain.

All my best, Clint McKie

Oct 31, 2012 09:35 PM #1
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Clint - I was lucky.  Every thing is okay where I am. That is not the case when you move about 1/2 a mile a way as well as most other parts of the County.  Many are still without power.  Thankfully, most have water.

Oct 31, 2012 09:55 PM #2
Anita Clark
Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

Debbie: This is very good consumer information as many will be wondering the quickest/easiest way to get into the city over the next couple of days.

Oct 31, 2012 10:52 PM #3
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Metro North resumes trains to NYC from Mt Kisco to Grand Central - FREE.  This is great news Debbie... The good folks of the area need a break.

Oct 31, 2012 11:11 PM #4
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

Wow, love the idea of "free" anything in New York Debbie.............this is so cool though!

Oct 31, 2012 11:20 PM #5
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Anita - Yes, they are making great progress.

John - Yes, it is wonderful news.

Roger - LOL, I so agree.

Oct 31, 2012 11:57 PM #6
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