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Metro-North adds more NYC trains for Women’s March

January 19, 2018 GMT

In anticipation of increased ridership to New York City for the Women’s March on Saturday, Metro-North is adding more trains.

In New York, participants will assemble at 11 a.m. at 71st Street and Columbus Avenue.

A rally is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m., and the march at 1 p.m..

The route includes marching down Central Park West, around Columbus Circle and then proceeding down Sixth Avenue toward Bryant Park.

On Saturday, Metro-North will run two extra trains on the New Haven Line:

7:40 a.m. from New Haven, stopping at West Haven, Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield, Westport, South Norwalk, Stamford, Harlem-125 Street, and arriving at Grand Central Terminal at 9:22 a.m.

8:40 a.m. from New Haven, making stops at West Haven, Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield, Westport, South Norwalk, Stamford, Harlem-125 Street, and arriving at Grand Central Terminal at 10:22 a.m.

Metro-North will operate additional service in the afternoon on an as-needed basis.

Metro-North typically operates a robust Saturday schedule.

On the New Haven Line, trains operate every half-hour between New Haven and Grand Central Terminal and between Stamford and Grand Central Terminal; on the Harlem Line, trains operate every half-hour between Southeast and Grand Central Terminal and between North White Plains and Grand Central Terminal.