Commuter complaints few as Penn Station repairs begin
11 July, 2017, 00:53 | Author: Clint Gray
Amtrak owns and operates the station, which normally serves more than 650,000 riders per day - not including the trips taken to or from one of the two subway stops connected to the station. "Everybody's just bumping into each other, pushing each other, to get to their destination".
The national passenger rail corporation Amtrak and regional commuter train operators New Jersey Transit Corp and the Long Island Rail Road all converge on Penn Station. The Penn Station is the busiest in the whole country, but still, its infrastructure is very descending over the years, and several such problems are occurring in few months, along with other linking stations.
Signs at the Hoboken, N.J., train station direct NY bound passengers arriving on board New Jersey Transit trains to the ferry.
The station handles more than 1,300 weekday trains on 21 tracks. Without a new tunnel, rail service would be reduced by an estimated 75 percent, from 24 trains to six during peak periods. He says some commuters also could be on vacation. "We'll see how it goes".
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Overcrowding has prompted much of the infrastructural issues this summer.
Rhonda Freeman of Brentwood, also on Long Island, said she left earlier than normal to get to work and was able to get a seat.
Asked if her clients were anxious about the travel disruptions, she said, "We're all living in the United States of Anxiety".
Getting into the city had already been problematic for those who live in the suburbs and in some cases made worse by service interruptions in the city's creaky subway system.
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But he conceded that the evening rush could be more dramatic, as commuters tend to travel out of the city in a tighter time window.
When this summer's work is completed, rail riders will benefit from increased reliability from having up-to-date equipment in and around the station, but will still fall prey to other problems such as electrical wire failures in the tunnel between NY and New Jersey, and signal and track problems in northern New Jersey east of Newark.
The official New Jersey Transit described this episode as minor derailment in association with the Amtrak officials operating the station and tracks referred this as a "slow speed derailment".
That work is expected to take at least another decade to complete, although federal funding for the project is in question after President Donald Trump proposed changing a federal grant program that was supposed to be used for it.
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