Fairgoers can ride the rail for discounted prices -2009

 Metro-North Railroad is offering a discounted train package for travelers headed to the Dutchess County Fair in Rhinebeck, which starts Tuesday and runs through Aug. 30.

The package includes discount round-trip rail fare and admission to the fair.

Take the Hudson Line to Poughkeepsie Station. From there, catch the Dutchess Loop bus to and from the fairgrounds.

From Grand Central Terminal or Harlem-125th Street: adults, $33.50; seniors, $28.50; children 5-11, $1.50; children under 5 are free.

Save an additional 5 percent on rail fare when you purchase the package through WebTicket.