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Metro-North Plans To Give Riders Choice Between Grand Central Terminal And Penn Station

Metro-North Plans To Give Riders Choice Between Grand Central Terminal And Penn Station

NEW HAVEN — Metro-North riders could be within six years of choosing to commute to Penn Station or Grand Central Terminal, a prospect that the railroad says will expand capacity and convenience.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans $10 billion of construction to connect the country's two busiest commuter rail lines to both Manhattan stations.

The work will be done primarily in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx, but stands to have a big impact on Connecticut commuters. If all goes according to plan, it would let New Haven line riders with jobs on the West Side choose a Penn-bound Metro-North train, sparing the need for a daily cross-town walk or subway, bus or...

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