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Penn Station Construction Begins Today, Triggering Delays for Commuters

Penn Station Construction Begins Today, Triggering Delays for Commuters

The two months of track repairs, which began Monday, will reduce the number of trains at peak hours by around 20 percent until September 1. "So far more smoothly than I expected".

Rail commuters into New York City are facing new routines as Amtrak begins extensive repairs to tracks and signals in Penn Station. This was not known immediately, on Twitter New Jersey Transit.

Train service reductions and schedule changes will force travelers from New Jersey and Long Island to find alternative routes into the city, including buses, ferries and cars.

"This is a crisis", New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said in a July 9 statement releasing his office's report, in which one out of seven riders gave the subway a failing grade.

"Everybody is at different levels of breaking point", says Andrew Sarnow, who works in marketing and says he has been battling delays of 30-40 minutes for the last two months on his commute from Princeton, New Jersey. "Everybody's just bumping into each other, pushing each other to get to their destination".

Ingoglia noted efforts his agency has made online and elsewhere to warn the public of the congestion that is expected when up to 16,000 commuters are added to the 23,000 people who usually flow through the Hoboken station each day.

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Service has been stepped up by trains, buses and ferries in anticipation of the busier commute.

PATH is cross honoring NJ TRANSIT ticket holders and will have trains running every five minutes during the morning and evening commute.

Brendan Delany, who commutes two hours each way from New Jersey to NY, directed his ire at Amtrak, which owns and operates Penn Station.

The work is scheduled to last through the end of August.

Democratic senators from NY and New Jersey are calling on President Donald Trump to honor a commitment made under President Barack Obama to fund a project to build a second rail tunnel between the two states.

In recent times, there were lots of news came from the region, which denotes problems with the infrastructure of the railways, which includes power outages, signal problems, and derailments.

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