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 through Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan should be smoother after Labor Day. Then, New Jersey Transit appeared to be spending the rest of the day spreading fear of what lies ahead.

New Jersey Transit, one of the biggest users of Amtrak’s station in Manhattan, added several trains to its schedule to ease the stampede out of the city for the holiday weekend. But on Friday afternoon, it had to cancel some of those trains because of a shortage of equipment — after taking more than a dozen trains off the schedule earlier in the day.

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