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Metro-North’s Fourth of July Holiday Service, July 3 - 4, 2019

Special July 4th Holiday ServiceDeclare your independence from traffic and tolls this July 4th holiday by taking Metro-North to celebrate our nation's birthday.

There are plenty of early getaway trains on Wednesday, July 3.

And on Thursday, July 4, we will operate a Sunday schedule on all three lines, Harlem, Hudson and New Haven, to get you to and from the annual Macy's Fireworks.

Please see a current timetable, check out our TrainTime™ app, visit our schedules page, or go to New.MTA.info.


Getaway Train Service

On Wednesday, July 3, there are 13 extra "getaway" departures from Grand Central Terminal between 1 p.m. and 4:11 p.m

On Friday, July 5: Regular service will operate on the Hudson and Harlem Lines. For the New Haven Line, see special CTDOT Atlantic St. Bridge Replacement schedule on the New Haven Line which is in effect on July 1, 2, 3, & 5.

On the Hudson Line

Five extra "getaway" trains will depart from Grand Central on July 3 at:


The following trains usually departing Grand Central will not operate:

Hudson Line Connecting Services

The Hudson Rail Link will begin a peak level of buses at Spuyten Duyvil starting with the 2:20 PM train from Grand Central and at Riverdale starting with the 3:21 PM train from Grand Central.

The Haverstraw -Ossining Ferry will have an early ferry trip that will meet the 3:11 PM train from Grand Central, which arrives in Ossining at 3:58 PM. Since the 5:57 PM train will not operate, a 6:00 PM train from Grand Central, which arrives in Ossining at 6:53 PM, will be met by the ferry. To accommodate this trip, the ferry will not meet the regular 6:22 PM train from Grand Central.

The Newburgh -Beacon Ferry will have three early trips meeting the 2:43 PM, 3:18 PM and 3:48 PM trains from Grand Central.


On the Harlem Line

Three extra "getaway" trains will depart from Grand Central on July 3 at:

The following trains usually departing Grand Central will not operate:

On the New Haven Line

Five extra "getaway" trains will depart from Grand Central on July 3 at:


For all other train departures on the New Haven line, customers should check the Special CTDOT Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement schedule, in effect from June 29 – July 7 for their train times.

Please check our TrainTime™ app, visit our schedules page, or see New.MTA.info for details.

On Thursday, July 4, Metro-North will operate a Sunday schedule. Grand Central North will be closed on Thursday, July 4.

Metro-North also provides service to Rye on the New Haven Line, with shuttle buses to Rye Playland where Westchester County puts on its own spectacular fireworks extravaganza over the Long Island Sound. Please check our  TrainTime™ app or visit our schedules page for train schedules.

The Hudson Line connecting services--the Hudson Rail Link, the Haverstraw-Ossining ferry and the Newburgh-Beacon ferry--will not operate on Thursday, July 4.

Have a happy and safe July 4th holiday!

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