Amtrak Engineering crews replace concrete foundation of track at New York Penn Station

Rough Ride: Parts of Amtrak summer work plan leak

Commuters from New Jersey and Long Island could be in for a rough ride this summer. Parts of Amtrak’s summer Penn Station repair plans have leaked to the Associated Press and The New York Times, and it doesn’t look pretty.

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Amtrak Engineering crews replace concrete foundation of track at New York Penn Station

Amtrak CEO discusses future of Penn Station

On a call with reporters this morning, Amtrak CEO Charles “Wick” Moorman discussed the railroad’s plans for the future at Penn Station, the nation’s busiest rail station. After a multitude of train derailments, power failures, and anger expressed by the region, Amtrak has laid out an ambitious preliminary plan for how to tackle the aging infrastructure that transports hundreds of thousands of people every day. The plan tries to solve many different issues at the station — both mechanical and political.

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