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Updates on What's Going on at Shore Line East

Attention Commuters:

The New Haven-State Street Station commuter drop-off zone highlighted in red below will be closed for construction starting Monday, February 20, 2017 through Friday, February 24, 2017.

The station will remain OPEN and OPERATIONAL during the construction period. During this time, commuters can access the station through the area highlighted in blue below. This is the sidewalk on the south side of the station.

In the case of inclement weather, the construction activity will be postponed and take place the following week, Monday, February 27, 2017 through Friday, March 3, 2017.

If you have any questions, please call Shore Line East customer service 24/7 at 877-287-4337 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A 6% fare increase on Shore Line East and New Haven Line operated by Metro-North will take effect December 1, 2016. For more information, please see the Connecticut Department of Transportation news release.
One-way SLE fares will increase between 0 and 50 cents with monthly fares increasing by as much as $10.25.
Riders should be aware that the increase will also affect UniRail fares (combined Shore Line East/New Haven Line tickets).   
For more details, please refer to this chart or call Shore Line East customer service at 1-877-CTrides (1-877-287-4337). 

You can get all the fare information at the Fares page.

A new Shore Line East timetable will take effect Saturday, November 5, 2016.

The following are notes regarding the new schedule, which can be viewed here:

  • NEW stops have been added in Branford for the following times:
    • PM Westbound Weekday/Weekend
    • AM Eastbound Weekday/Weekend
  • Special trains will be available for the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays. Please refer to the posted schedule for details about specific trains.
  • Weekend service is reverting back to pre-construction schedule, please check the posted timetable for adjustments in train times.
  • Weekday service, please check the posted timetable for
    possible minor adjustments in train times.
  • Refer to New Haven Line schedules for NHL schedule changes.
  • Select Amtrak trains allow cross-honoring of Shore Line East Multi-Ride tickets. 

For more details, please check the new timetable at or contact Shore Line East Customer Service at 1-877-287-4337.