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Amtrak says New York region’s rail projects could cost up to $23.9 billion

(Source: New York Times, January 20, 2016)

NEW YORK — Amtrak officials on Wednesday provided the most detailed public account yet for the projected costs of building a new Hudson River rail tunnel and improving other critical parts of the rail infrastructure in the New York region. The project, known as the Gateway program, has been championed by Anthony Foxx, the federal transportation secretary, who on Wednesday visited the deteriorating rail tunnel that runs between New York and New Jersey.

Full story: New York Times

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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