Winter storm Nemo: Metro-North adds trains out of Grand Central, cancels others

Passengers get on the New York City-bound train Passengers get on the New York City-bound train at the White Plains Metro-North station during heavy snowfall Friday. (Feb. 8, 2013) Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

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Metro-North Railroad is adding trains out of Grand Central Terminal during the early- to midafternoon hours Friday and reducing peak-hour service on its three east-of-Hudson lines in anticipation of winter storm Nemo, the railroad announced on its website.

The modified schedule covers the hours between noon and 8 p.m. Friday. After that, service may be suspended depending on the severity of the storm, the railroad said.

Here is a detailed breakdown of the changes by line.

HUDSON LINE

Extra trains will depart Grand Central, stopping at Beacon, New Hamburg and Poughkeepsie, at 1:46, 2:40, 3:25 and 4:05.

The 5:31 and 5:34 to Beacon will be combined, departing at 5:34 and stopping at all stations between Croton-Harmon and Poughkeepsie.

These trains are canceled:

• 5:57 to Croton-Harmon

• 6:12 to Poughkeepsie

• 6:20 to Croton-Harmon

HARLEM LINE

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Extra trains will depart Grand Central at:

• 1:45, stopping at all stations between Chappaqua and Southeast

• 3:14, stopping at White Plains and North White Plains only

• 3:37, stopping at White Plains, then all stations between Goldens Bridge and Southeast

• 4:08, stopping at all stations between Chappaqua and Southeast

The 6:09 to Brewster will make additional stops at Goldens Bridge, Purdy's and Croton Falls. A shuttle to Wassaic will connect with this train at Southeast.

These trains are canceled:

• 5:25 to Brewster

• 5:54 to Crestwood

• 6:02 to Wassaic

• 7:27 to North White Plains

NEW HAVEN LINE

Extra trains will depart Grand Central at:

• 2:28, stopping at all stations between New Rochelle and Harrison

• 3:02, stopping at all stations between New Rochelle and Harrison

• 3:27, stopping at all stations between New Rochelle and Harrison

• 5:20, stopping at all stations between Mount Vernon East and Harrison

• 6:02, stopping at all stations between Mount Vernon East and Harrison

Six more added trains will run to points in Connecticut. Go to mta.info for details on these trains.

These trains are combined:

• The 5:17 to Harrison and the 5:20 to New Rochelle are combined, departing Grand Central at 5:20, stopping at all stations between Mount Vernon East and Harrison.

• The 5:59 to Harrison and 6:02 to New Rochelle are combined, departing Grand Central at 6:02, stopping at all stations between Mount Vernon East and Harrison.

These trains are canceled:

• 5:36 to Harrison.

• 6:38 to Harrison

• 7:11 to Harrison

Three trains to Connecticut points are also canceled. Visit www.mta.info for details.

WEST OF HUDSON

The Port Jervis and Pascack Valley lines are on normal schedules for now, according to the railroad. Visit www.njtransit.com for updates.

AMTRAK SUSPENDS NORTHBOUND SERVICE

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In addition, Amtrak announced it is suspending northbound service out of Penn Station after the departures of Northeast Regional Train 86 at 12:30 p.m. and the 1:03 p.m. Acela Express.

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