New York: Amtrak trains could serve Long Island

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; January 22, 2019 Albany Some Metro-North commuter trains serving the New Haven line could arrive…

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New York City: $60M contract will finally bring East Side Access to Grand Central

By Michelle Cohen, 6 Sqft; January 10, 2019 It was announced today that a $60.2 million contract to build the project that…

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Getting There Opinion: Long Island Rail Road project digs bigger hole for Connecticut rail commuters

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; December 10, 2018 We all know what happened when Boston decided to bury its downtown…

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New York City’s East Side Access last big push goes to Skanska

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; November 1, 2018 The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Oct.…

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Double Decker Trains Could Be Coming to Metro North in New York

By Boris, 101.5 WPDH; October 23, 2018 Multi-level coaches could be on the horizon for Hudson Valley commuters heading to…

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New York City’s Grand Central Terminal to mark 20 years of retail with 1998 throwback prices

By Kayla Simas, am New York; September 17, 2018 Grand Central is throwing it back to the ’90s for a…

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Getting there: What ‘on time’ means to railroads

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; September 10, 2018 Japanese railroad officials earlier this year apologized for a huge mistake: One…

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New York City’s Penn Station Makeover Moves Along, as New Jersey Transit Struggles to Run on Time

By Patrick McGeehan, The New York Times; September 2, 2018 The chairman of Amtrak spent Friday morning explaining why commuting…

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All New York City area Amtrak trains will return to Penn Station

By Danielle Furfaro, New York Post; August 31, 2018 All aboard Amtrak — at Penn Station again. All area Amtrak…

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Inside the Secret Life of New York’s Grand Central Terminal

By Stefanie Waldek, Architectural Digest; August 14, 2018 When it comes to the world’s most majestic train stations, New York’s…

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New York City: Critics blame scaffold law for East Side Access megaproject’s insurance costs ballooning 557%

By Will Bredderman, Crain’s New York Business; July 30, 2018 Documents from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board meeting last week…

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Long Island Rail Road begins relocating tracks for Grand Central tunnel in New York City

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; July 19, 2018 Several LIRR trains that had been canceled or rerouted since January because…

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New York City: Penguin Random House Donates Books to Save the Children as Part of “Grand Central Reads”

From Save The Children; July 3, 2018 New York (July 3, 2018) – Penguin Random House has launched a limited-time…

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The Lake Shore Limited Shuts Down for the First Time in Over a Century

By Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times; June 8, 2018 The train route between New York City and Chicago…

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Amtrak, MTA need to join forces to finish new terminal in New York

By The Editorial Board, amNewYork; May 11, 2018 Far below the city, beneath the busy roads of Queens and Manhattan’s…

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New York City Lawmakers: East Side Access project needs more help from Amtrak

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; May 11, 2018 Three federal lawmakers are urging Amtrak to better cooperate with the MTA’s…

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Amtrak Plans More Track Work (and Less Pain) at New York Penn Station

“During that diversion, there will be no direct service between New York City and Chicago for the first time since…

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The Berkshire Eagle Opinion: Exploring ways to get train service rolling

By The Editorial Board, The Berkshire Eagle; March 30, 2018 The Berkshire Flyer, upon which so many have pinned hopes…

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New York City: Happy 105th anniversary, Grand Central Terminal

By Larry Penner, Metro New York; February 5, 2018 Let us all rejoice in celebrating the 105th Anniversary of Grand…

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New York City: The Most Expensive Mile of Subway Track on Earth

By BRIAN M. ROSENTHAL, The New York Times; December 28, 2017 An accountant discovered the discrepancy while reviewing the budget…

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Fires at New York City’s two busiest train hubs occur around same time

By Staff, New York Business Journal; December 6, 2017 Firefighters were called to combat two separate fires that took place…

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New York City: Grand Central Terminal transforming into cinema for one day only

By Shaye Weaver, amNY.com; October 11, 2017 The starry ceiling and cavernous halls of Grand Central Terminal will become the…

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