Proudly Protecting New York's Railroads
& the Iconic Grand Central Terminal


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About The Metro-North Railroad
Professional Firefighters 

"Protecting New York's Railroads" 

Metro-North Railroad Professional Fire Fighters Association (IAFF L5325) represents the Professional Fire Officers, Firefighters and Dispatchers of the MTA Metro-North Railroad, a passenger rail subsidiary of the MTA. IAFF L5325 is the voice for Metro-North's Bravest.

Organized in 2021, the Metro-North Railroad Professional Fire Fighters (MNRPFFA) is the labor organization that represents the career firefighters of Metro-North. Our members provide immediate fire and emergency medical services for the customers, visitors and employees of the historic Grand Central Terminal and the new Grand Central Madison (LIRR Terminal) located in Midtown Manhattan. We are the Metro-North Railroad affiliate of the International Association of Fire Fighters and an affiliate of the New York State Professional Fire Fighters Association

This website is independently operated and maintained by the Metro-North Railroad Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 5325. Any information contained on this site is not endorsed or approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) or the MTA Metro-North Railroad and its Emergency Management Division. The views presented do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the MTA, Metro-North Railroad, or its leadership.

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Executive Board

James Tipa - President
Christopher Dunlavey - Vice President
Richard Brooks - Secretary
Andrew Grant - Treasurer

P.O. Box 1889
New York, NY 10163

News & Information

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NYC St. Patricks Day 2024

Mar 14, 2024
Join us and the Westchester County Firefighters Pipes & Drums in Grand Central this Saturday (3/16) 10AM.

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Metro-North Firefighters Endorse Kelly/Lima 2024

Mar 14, 2024
Metro-North Fire Fighters are Proud to Endorse Kelly/Lima 2024 #OneIAFF

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VP Dunlavey Recipient of 2023 Irish Echo Award

Nov 25, 2023
VP Dunlavey recognized by the Irish Echo in their 2023 First Responder Awards.

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Metro-North Fire Recognized During MTA Committee Meeting

Mar 27, 2023
Metro-North Fire was recognized in the March MTA Committee Meeting by Metro-North/LIRR President Catherine Rinaldi on its recent expansion into Grand Central Madison.

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L5325 On-Hand For GCM Opening Day

Jan 29, 2023
L5325 Members on-site in GCM "Protecting New York's Railroads" for Long Island Rail Road's Inaugural Service to Grand Central.

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What we do - Protecting Grand Central Terminal

May 28, 2021
NY Pix 11 News Special on the Grand Central Terminal Fire Brigade


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(NEW) L5325 Challenge Coin

L5325 Challenge Coin - Available for Purchase

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Metro-North Fire Brigade Patches

Metro-North Fire Brigade Company Patch Available for Purchase

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Help Support Local 5325

Help Support Local 5325!

In Our Community

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Open Recruitment - Westchester Firefighters Pipes & Drums

Mar 15, 2024
Westchester Firefighters Emerald Society Pipes & Drums Recruiting New Members.

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LIRR Celebrates First Year of Service at Grand Central

Mar 14, 2024
Grand Central Madison LIRR Train Terminal Celebrates First Year of Service.

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Grand Central Madison Finally Opens

Jan 27, 2023
Long Island Rail Road Officially Opens Grand Central Madison and begins Grand Central Direct Shuttle Service.


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