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Forecast Changes Metro-North Schedule For Friday

Metro-North will run extra trains Friday afternoon to accommodate commuters getting out of work early due to the predicted snowstorm.
Metro-North will run extra trains Friday afternoon to accommodate commuters getting out of work early due to the predicted snowstorm. Photo Credit: File: Vanessa Inzitari

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – With heavy snow in the forecast for Friday, Metro-North Railroad will run extra trains on the New Haven Line in the afternoon to ensure those who get out of work early have a way home. As a result, some evening trains will be cut.

Trains will operate on a regular schedule until noon, the railroad said on its website . From noon until 8 p.m., trains will run on the following revised schedule.

Extra trains will leave Grand Central at:

? 12:04 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

? 1:04 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

? 1:59 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Stamford, then all stations to South Norwalk.

? 2:04 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, and all stations between Fairfield and New Haven.

? 2:59 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then all stations between Stamford and South Norwalk.

? 3:23 p.m., stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Stamford, 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 6:11 p.m. to New Haven will also stop at South Norwalk and Westport.

? The 6:17 p.m. to Bridgeport will not operate.

?The 8:04 p.m. to New Haven will not operate.

As the night progresses, train service may be reduced or suspended depending upon weather conditions so that no trains become stranded, Metro-North said.