Penn Station begins «hell’s winter» — repair to the end of may

Penn Station begins «hell’s winter» — repair to the end of may

Change to»summer of hell», which was felt by passengers who commute through Penn Station, comes «winter (and spring) of hell.»

Today, January 8, LIRR and NJ Transit have started to work on a modified schedule due to maintenance works at the station. Amtrak will conduct the repair tracks at Penn Station until may 28.

Penn Station begins «hell’s winter» — repair to the end of may

At this time, 8 of LIRR trains, the next peak will be diverted to Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn or Hunterspoint Avenue in Queens.

Maintenance workers focus on repairing routes №15, 18 and 19. It is expected that these inconveniences will affect fewer passengers than in the «summer of hell». As told the representatives of Amtrak, if the summer at Penn Station was reduced to 20% of trains, but now it is only 5%.

«Compared to the summer it will be much easier,» said Newsday, a representative of Amtrak Jason Abrams.

However, in the court of winter, and this means that delays may be unplanned, primarily because of the weather. That’s what happened today on the Ronkonkoma linewhere the trains stopped because of snowdrifts. Between Greenport and Riverhead buses.

All the changes in the LIRR schedule, you can follow this link to the NJ Transit schedule – for this.

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