With Hurricane Irene advancing on the state,  Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has announced suspensions affecting bus and train service.

The governor told a 6 p.m. Friday briefing that CT Transit bus operations will be suspended beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday,  through Sunday.

CT Transit says service is expected to resume on bus lines Monday,  but customers should stay tuned to the news and check the CTTransit website for updates.  If service does resume Monday,  delays, detours or other route adjustments could be necessary,  depending on the storm.

Metro North will suspend service at noon Saturday,  and Shoreline East will suspend service at 8 p.m. Saturday.  It says Grand Central Terminal and all outlying Metro-North stations will be closed during the suspension.

Metro North’s website posted a list of the last trains operating before the suspension.  On the New Haven line, they will be:

  • 12:07 PM train from Grand Central to New Haven arriving at 1:54 PM.
  • 12:10 PM train from Grand Central to Stamford arriving at 1:17 PM.
  • 12:03 PM train from Stamford to Grand Central arriving at 1:09 PM.
  • 11:56 AM train from New Haven to Grand Central arriving at 12:43 PM
  • 11:30 AM and 11:56 AM trains from New Haven, which will make all stops to Grand Central.

On the New Canaan Branch,  the last trains will be:

  • 12:57 PM train from Stamford to New Canaan arriving at 1:14 PM.
  • 12:27 PM train from New Canaan to Stamford arriving at 12:43 PM.

On the Danbury Branch:

  • 12:11 PM train from South Norwalk to Danbury arriving at 1:02 PM.
  • 10:43 AM train from Danbury to South Norwalk arriving at 11:31 AM.

On the Waterbury Branch:

  • 11:34 AM train from Bridgeport to Waterbury arriving at 12:37 PM.
  • 10:19 AM train from Waterbury to Bridgeport arriving at 11:12 AM.

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