For New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31, Metro-North will operate a modified weekday AM and PM Peak service, with an early afternoon getaway schedule.

• Train consolidations in the AM Peak, extra outbound service between noon and  4 p.m., and consolidated service during the PM Peak.
• Extra inbound late afternoon and early evening service
• “Overnight” New Year’s morning service
Drinking alcohol on Metro-North trains and at Metro-North stations is banned from noon New Year’s Eve until noon New Year’s Day.
On New Year’s Eve tickets will be collected prior to boarding trains at Grand Central; buy tickets in advance.
On New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1, Metro-North will operate hourly service, with two additional mid-day trains to New Haven to accommodate higher demand between noon and 2 p.m.
Get train times at http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_form.cfm