Con Edison says Amtrak, Metro-North fix may take three weeks
(Source: Bloomberg News, September 25, 2013)
NEW YORK — Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED) said it will take two to three weeks to repair a failed power line that snarled the train commute between Connecticut and New York and forced Amtrak to halt some Acela Express service. Con Edison, which serves the New York City area, is working with Metro-North to try to establish “alternative power sources” to serve the New Haven Line, which runs between Grand Central and New Haven, Connecticut, the New York-based company said in a statement. The electric utility said the repair estimate was for its own equipment and referred questions about transportation service to the train operator.
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Thursday, September 26, 2013