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NJ TRANSIT could move station, build flood-proof yard

Posted on December 10, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. — NJ TRANSIT is considering moving a train station and building a safe place for the agency to move 444 railcars and engines from low lying areas in the event of a storm to park trains during flooding, NJ Advance Media reports.

Expanding NJ Transit's County Yard and building a new five-mile-long track next to the Delco lead, a freight line that bisects the Jersey Avenue station parking lots, could prevent the kind of damage done to 343 railcars and locomotives during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. For the full story, click here.

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