Metro-North Offers Extra Getaway Trains Before Independence Day Weekend

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Metro-North will operate additional trains on Thursday, July 3.
Metro-North will operate additional trains on Thursday, July 3. Photo Credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Metro-North will offer extra early getaway trains to help commuters get out of the city and back to Connecticut on Thursday, July 3, for the long July 4 holiday.

Extra "getaway" trains Thursday 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, Westport, Fairfield then all stops 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.
  • 4:02 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 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.
  • The 8:03 p.m. to New Haven will not operate.

Two extra inbound trains to Grand Central will also operate:

  • 4:01 p.m. departing New Haven and stopping in West Haven, Bridgeport and Harlem-125th Street.
  • 5:02 p.m. departing New Haven and making select stops in West Haven, Bridgeport, South Norwalk, Stamford and Harlem-125th Street.

A Sunday schedule will operate on Friday July 4, with several additional trains on the Harlem and New Haven Lines for riders to attend the Macy's Fireworks in Manhattan.

Click here to view the complete schedule. 

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