MTA to ban alcohol on LIRR and Metro-North trains and stations for NYE
The MTA will be banning alcohol on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains and stations for 24 hours during New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
The restriction will be in effect from Dec. 31 at 12 p.m. to Jan. 1 at 12 p.m.
The MTA police department will also have an increased presence at Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal to enforce the alcohol restriction. Police will confiscate alcoholic beverages and issue summonses.
Violators may also be subject to removal from trains or stations by police.