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Bar Cars May Be A Thing Of The Past On Metro-North's New Haven Line

The introduction of the New M8 rail cars to the New Haven Line could signal the end of the bar car.
The introduction of the New M8 rail cars to the New Haven Line could signal the end of the bar car. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The new fleet of rail cars on Metro-North's New Haven Line may delight Fairfield County commuters, but they might also be signaling closing time for the last remaining bar cars, according to newstimes.com.

Bar cars aren't just a tradition, they're something of a relic: The New Haven Line is the last commuter rail in the country to feature them, newstimes.com reported.

Metro North authorities have said they want to continue bar car service, but there is no set date for retrofitting the new M8 cars to do so, newstimes.com said.

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