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Updates on What's Going on at Shore Line East

Shore Line East will operate a weekend/holiday schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017, and the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 24, 2017. 

On Wednesday, November 22, 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 Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

On Friday, November 24, 2017, the following additional shopping trains will operate:

  • Westbound train 3609 departing New London at 5:30 a.m. and arriving at New Haven Union Station at 6:40 a.m.
  • Westbound train 3615 departing Old Saybrook at 7:55 a.m. and arriving at New Haven Union Station at 8:40 a.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)
  • Eastbound train 3630 departing New Haven Union Station at 3:10 p.m. and arriving in Old Saybrook at 3:55 p.m.

The full SLE schedule can be viewed here.

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

A new Shore Line East timetable will take effect Monday, October 9, 2017.

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

  • 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.
  • Double-check the schedule for possible minor train time changes.
  • Refer to New Haven Line schedules for NHL schedule changes.
  • Select Amtrak trains allow cross-honoring of Shore Line East Multi-Ride tickets.
  • Students at participating U-Pass CT schools can use the U-Pass aboard ALL Shore Line East trains. It is NOT accepted aboard any Amtrak train, including those trains listed on the schedule that accept Shore Line East Multi-Ride tickets. More details at CTrides.com/u-pass.

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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.