Metro-North to Impose Alcohol Ban for 2018 SantaCon Event

24-Hour Ban on Alcohol on Metro-North Trains & Stations, During SantaCon, 12 Noon Sat., Dec. 8 – 12 Noon, Sun., Dec. 9

Alcohol will not be permitted on Metro-North trains and stations from noon, Saturday, December 8 through noon, Sunday, December 9, to maintain safe and orderly travel during this weekend’s SantaCon event. 

MTA police officers will be on duty at Grand Central Terminal and stations throughout Metro-North territory, as well as on trains to enforce this 24-hour restriction. 

MTA police will confiscate alcoholic beverages and issue summonses carrying fines or imprisonment. Violators may also be subject to removal from the train or station by police. 


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