CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: November 12, 2015||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
New Haven Commuter Rail Line Schedules to Change November 16
New timetables are coming to the New Haven commuter rail line on Monday, November 16, and normal service will resume on the Waterbury Branch, where passengers have been changing trains at a temporary transfer station at Devon. Waterbury Branch customers will resume changing trains in Bridgeport.
The Devon Movable Bridge is being rehabilitated; it carries New Haven Line, Waterbury Branch, Shore Line East and Amtrak trains over the Housatonic River between Stratford and Milford.
There will be minor schedule changes for New Haven Line trains and customers are urged to pick up a new schedule at their station or at Grand Central Terminal, or check schedules online at www.mta.info.
HOLIDAY SERVICES & SPECIAL TIMETABLES
New York City Shopper Specials will be operated for six Saturdays and six Sundays between November 21 and December 27, 2015:
· Saturdays, November 21 thru December 26: eight additional New Haven line trains
· Sundays, November 22 thru December 27: three additional New Haven line trains
Pre-Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 25) getaway trains:
· Full service schedule with 10 NHL getaway trains between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
There will also be additional service on the New haven Line for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Thursday-Sunday, November 26 – 29, 2015.
On Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) there will be the full service schedule, plus 10 additional getaway trains on the New Haven Line. On Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, there will be a special timetable.
The most up-to-date information on MTA service status is always available at www.mta.info. For immediate notice of service changes, sign up for email or text alerts at www.mymtaalerts.com.