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Metro-North Labor Day Holiday Weekend Service (Friday, Sept. 2- Monday, Sept. 5)

Labor Day Holiday Service

You shouldn’t have to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! We’ve got plenty of service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend (Sept. 2-Sept. 5).

On Friday, Sept. 2, we'll have early Getaway trains starting at 1 PM.

On Saturday, Sept. 3 & Sunday, Sept. 4, a regular weekend schedule will be in effect.

On Monday, Sept.5, Labor Day, a Sunday schedule will be in effect on the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Line.

Early Getaway Trains On Friday, Sept. 2:

On Friday, Sept. 2, there are 17 extra "getaway" departures from Grand Central Terminal between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Some late p.m. peak trains will be canceled/combined due to reduced ridership in this time period. All extra and cancelled 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:
  • 2:18 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

Hudson Line

Five extra "getaway" trains will depart from Grand Central at:
  • 1:38 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.
  • 2:38 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.
  • 3:11 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then all stops between Tarrytown and Croton-Harmon.
  • 3:45 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.
  • 4:11 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Peekskill, Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie.

The following trains from Grand Central will not operate:

  • The 5:29 p.m. train to Poughkeepsie
  • The 5:57 p.m. to Croton-Harmon
  • The 6:12 p.m. to Poughkeepsie

Hudson Line Connecting Services:

  • The Hudson Rail Link will begin a peak level of buses at Spuyten Duyvil starting with the 2:20 p.m. train from Grand Central and at Riverdale starting with the 3:21 p.m. train from Grand Central.
  • The Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry will have an early ferry trip that will meet the 3:11 p.m. train from Grand Central, which arrives in Ossining at 3:56 p.m. Since the 5:57 p.m. train will not operate, a 6:00 p.m. train from Grand Central, which arrives in Ossining at 6:53 p.m., will be met by the ferry. To accommodate this trip, the ferry will not meet the regular 6:22 p.m. train from Grand Central.
  • The Newburgh-Beacon Ferry will have three early trips meeting the 2:43 p.m., 3:18 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. trains from Grand Central.

Connecting Services

Most connecting services will not operate on Labor Day. However, the Tappan Zee Express will operate, on a Saturday schedule.

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

See our schedules page for more details on train times.

Have a happy and safe Labor Day weekend!

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