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Updates on What's Going on at Shore Line East

Shore Line East will operate a weekend/holiday schedule on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.

On Friday, May 26, 2017, the following additional getaway trains will operate:

  • Eastbound train 1626 departing New Haven Union Station at 2:10 p.m. and arriving in Old Saybrook at 2:58 p.m.
  • Eastbound train 1634 departing New Haven Union Station at 4:10 p.m. and arriving in Old Saybrook at 4:55 p.m.
  • Eastbound train 1642 departing New Haven Union Station at 5:48 p.m. and arriving in New London at 7:06 p.m.
  • Eastbound train 1670 departing New Haven Union Station at 8:15 p.m. and arriving in Old Saybrook at 9:00 p.m.
  • Westbound train 1675 departing Old Saybrook at 3:05 p.m. and arriving at New Haven Union Station at 3:45 p.m. (no stops in Clinton or Madison)
  • NOTE: Eastbound THRU trains 1640 and 1668 WILL NOT OPERATE on Friday, May 26, 2017.

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017, the following additional trains will operate:

  • Eastbound train 3630 departing New Haven Union Station at 3:10 p.m. and arriving in Old Saybrook at 3:55 p.m.
  • Westbound train 3647 departing Old Saybrook at 4:05 p.m. and arriving at New Haven Union Station at 4:42 p.m. (no stops in Clinton or Madison)

Please refer to New Haven Line schedule for special train times.

The full schedule can be viewed here.

A new Shore Line East timetable will take effect Monday, April 3, 2017.

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

NEW LONDON CHANGES:
3653 & 3655 - Weekend Evening Westbound

  • Train 3653 will NOW originate in New London. It will depart at 4:35 p.m. and arrive at New Haven Union Station at 5:38 p.m.
  • Train 3655 will NO LONGER originate in New London. It will now depart from Old Saybrook at 5:55 p.m. and arrive at New Haven Union Station at 6:38 p.m.

3626 & 3034 - Weekend Afternoon Eastbound

  • Train 3626 will NOW terminate in New London. It will depart at New Haven Union Station at 2:12 p.m. and terminate at New London at 3:19 p.m.
  • Train 3034 will NO LONGER terminate in New London. It will depart at New Haven Union Station at 4:12 p.m. and terminate at Old Saybrook at 4:56 p.m.

Special trains will be available for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Sailfest Fireworks and Labor Day. Please refer to the posted schedule for details about specific trains.

Refer to New Haven Line schedules for NHL schedule changes.

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

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.