The Metro North New Year’s Eve schedule will include extra late afternoon and early evening inbound train service, as well as overnight New Year’s morning service.
According to an announcement by the MTA, On New Year’s Eve Day (Tuesday, December 31, 2013), the MTA will operate a reduced weekday AM Peak schedule, an early afternoon getaway schedule and reduced PM Peak service. You can visit the MTA's special Holiday Timetable for details, or visit their schedules page.
As in past years, those of you traveling home “early morning” (after midnight) on New Year’s Eve need to have your train tickets in advance. Tickets will be collected prior to boarding trains at Grand Central. As in prior years, alcoholic beverages will not be allowed on Metro-North trains and platforms and at stations from 12 Noon on New Year’s Eve (Tuesday, December 31, 2013) through 12 noon on New Year’s Day (Wednesday, January 1, 2014).
The MTA Police will enforce this restriction.
On New Year’s Day (Wednesday, January 1, 2014), Metro North will operate hourly train service.