Description

The Official Metro-North app includes real-time train status and track information, passenger crowding, links to MTA eTix, trip schedules and fares, and detailed station information including Grand Central. All information can be viewed in 6 Languages.

Features include:
Passenger Crowding: View where each car will stop on the platform to proactively position yourself to find a seat before the train reaches the station.
Trip Planning: Trip details including duration, transfer information, fare information, and station stops.
Real-Time Train Tracking: Follow your train, in real-time, throughout your trip.
Seamless link to the MTA eTix app to buy and activate electronic tickets.
Service Status: View planned work and branch level service alerts.
Stations: View upcoming departures, ticket office hours, accessibility details including ADA compliance, as well as escalator and elevator status.
View the app in 6 languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Yiddish, Portuguese, and Italian.
Bookmarks: Save and quickly access favorite trips and stations
Real-time schedule updates — no need to download new timetables every time you open the app!
Browse the “Discover Grand Central” page to see the latest deals from Grand Central shops and restaurants, check out upcoming events, and explore the directory map.

Whether you are a daily commuter looking for up-to-date information on your usual trip or an occasional traveler trying to find the best trip option, the Train Time App is the most convenient and accurate way to plan a seamless trip.

What’s New

Version 3.3.1

The popular MNR TrainTime app is now available for the Apple watch. Through the creation of bookmarks in the TrainTime app and a glance at your wrist, you can review: trip information, train departure information, service status and crowding information providing a simple and safe travel experience. Your watch can receive push notifications about track and service changes, as well as alerts such as train cancellations based on your riding habits. This information is also available on your watch in Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Yiddish

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

Ben Niemczyk ,

As Poor and Confusing as the MTA Itself

Why can’t the MTA just build a simple app that shows the train times and track numbers? I am sure developing this app employed many people but wow what a waste of talent.

This app fails for the following reasons:

1. No favorites on the main page. HELLO. This is NYC. People have their trips planned out. Put a button bar there for quick access.

2. You choose a trip and a list of trains/tracks pop up. Lovely! Try tapping on them. What pops up? A map of Westchester. Guess what doesn’t show up? Your train and track. As if anybody cares what Westchester looks like? I know they are trying to show a map of the system and your stops but NYers don’t really need that. It should be a secondary or tertiary tab for interested parties.

3. No ticket integration.

This is better than nothing but wow just build a simple app with the info that NYers want: when and where is my train. Leave the pretty art for the MoMA.

AppUser121210001 ,

Good but with minor bugs that can be easily fixed.

1. The map is very very choppy when zooming in, it is hardly unusable and it is an important feature because without panning is hard to see in what station the train is. The LIRR app map is a lot better in this regard, look at that map and emulate it.
2. Do not delete the schedules for the trains that have departed within a couple of hours from the station you are searching. It is often necessary to look at a train that has departed if someone you are expecting is on that train.
3. If your iPhone is running on Zoomed screen mode the text in the app gets cut off and because dysfunctional.

cheryl-mg ,

Unless trains are on time, it’s not that helpful

It’ll show you the scheduled times of trains. That’s it. No delay notices or time estimate for arrival. Most reliable way to tell is the map that shows where the train is currently at, so you can guess when it’ll actually show based on that. Once the train time expires, like a train scheduled at 9am, 9:01 its bumped off the schedule even if it still hasn’t arrived at station so you don’t get any further info on where or when its arriving. Alerts are rarely updated and give bogus general delay times. A lot of my trains have had service changes to include more stops because they keep running late but that doesn’t show on the app. It would be helpful to know on a delayed or extended train when you are actually going to arrive at your destination.

App Privacy

The developer, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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