Amtrak Will Leave from Grand Central This Summer 2018

Take Amtrak® from Grand Central this Summer 2018

Infrastructure Renewal at Penn Station, NYCAmtrak continues its accelerated infrastructure renewal work at New York Penn Station. Beginning May 26 through September 3, Amtrak will work to renew and replace key components of the Empire Tunnel and Spuyten Duyvil Bridge, which spans the Harlem River between Manhattan and the Bronx, NY. During this time, the following Amtrak routes-Empire Service, Ethan Allen, Maple Leaf and Adirondack will operate in and out of Grand Central Terminal.

Grand Central Terminal is located at 89 E 42nd Street (corner of Park Avenue), about two miles from New York Penn Station. Options for transferring between the stations are provided below.

From New York Penn Station To Grand Central Terminal

  • Taxi service is available from New York Penn Station; customers can access the taxi stand at the corner of 8th Avenue and 33rd Street.
  • Transit service is available from New York Penn Station. Customers should take the uptown “1”, “2” or “3” subway lines and take them one stop, to Times Square-42 St., where they change to the 42nd Street Shuttle (“S”) train, for a one-stop ride to Grand Central Terminal.
  • If walking from New York Penn Station, customers should head southeast on W 31st Street toward Pennsylvania Plaza, turn left onto 5th Avenue, then turn right onto E 42nd Street.

From Grand Central Terminal to New York Penn Station

  • Taxi service is available at Grand Central Terminal the taxi stand is located at the corner of 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue.
  • Transit service is available from Grand Central Terminal. Customers should take the subway’s 42nd Street Shuttle (“S”) and ride it one stop to Times Square-42 St., where they should transfer to the downtown “1”, “2” or “3” subways for a one-stop ride to 34 St-New York Penn Station.
  • If walking from Grand Central Terminal, customers should head northwest on E 42nd St toward Madison Avenue, turn left onto 5th Avenue, turn right onto W 33rd Street, and then a slight right to stay on W 33rd Street.

Information courtesy of Amtrak.com

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