NYA in Newsday 10/29

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NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby LINYARailfan » Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:09 pm

There was an article about NYAs relationship with the MTA Long Island Rail Road is featured in todays Newsday. Does anybody have any update on the current information based on this article?
I have provided a link for your convenience.
Click here:
https://www.newsday.com/long-island/tra ... 1.14655841
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Re: NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby Backshophoss » Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:59 pm

A rare unpaywalled article! As normal CURES is unhappy of the renewal of the agreement,LIRR says NY&A has cleaned up their act Safety wise.
Outside car inspectors will inspect Freight cars at random across the NY&A service area.
More freight on the rails is needed,most of the major trucking fleets hate to send drivers to Long island,little to ZERO outbound freight,
nowhere to Park, get fuel, and take the 10 hour rest break.
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Re: NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby Teutobergerwald » Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:55 am

Hey CURES- the railroad was there way before anyone you claim to represent, so you & your constituents can suck it.
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Re: NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby DogBert » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:39 am

It's insulting that they legitimize those cures idiots by quoting them. The original lease precluded this 10 year extension. In 2027 I think things will be much more interesting as there's nothing to stop an open bid. If business is still good, it's not hard to imagine other RR's bidding.

On a different note - anyone know if there will there be more PR20Bs or does the MTA still need the permission of two glendale housewives for that?
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Re: NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby rr503 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:43 pm

What ever happened to Rail New York? That anti cures group? They seem to have disappeared...
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Re: NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby LINYARailfan » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:22 pm

rr503 wrote:What ever happened to Rail New York? That anti cures group? They seem to have disappeared...

They are still on facebook as of present.
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Re: NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby MACTRAXX » Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:23 pm

Everyone:

Can the article be posted under fair use along with this topic?

I can not get around the dreaded Newsday "paywall" no matter what I try...

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Re: NYA in Newsday 10/29

Postby rr503 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:26 am

I shouldn’t be teaching people this...

https://www.amny.com/lirr-safety-freigh ... 1.14655841
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