Metro-North Railroad will provide extra early afternoon train service on Wednesday to help travelers get an easier start to the holiday. Off-peak fares will be in effect on Thanksgiving Day through Sunday.
Historically, the day before Thanksgiving is the heaviest travel day of the year for Metro-North customers. 18 early getaway trains will depart Grand Central Terminal during the mid-day. The extra service includes three additional trains on the Harlem Line between 2:18pm and 3:34pm, and ten extra trains on the New Haven Line between 12:58pm and 4pm.
Metro-North will provide additional inbound morning service for customers heading to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which kicks off at 9am. There is also expanded outbound service starting in the late morning and continuing through mid-afternoon.
On Friday, Metro-North will operate on a Saturday schedule with some additional inbound service to accommodate commuters.