More problems in New York

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More problems in New York

Postby philipmartin » Wed May 10, 2017 9:41 am

The LIRR and NJT are e both being nailed by signal problems in the tunnels under both rivers.
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Re: More problems in New York

Postby east point » Thu May 11, 2017 1:26 am

philipmartin wrote:The LIRR and NJT are e both being nailed by signal problems in the tunnels under both rivers.


Wonder if that is a result of the "Sandy" salt water intrusions causing signal wiring to deteriorate ?
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Re: More problems in New York

Postby Backshophoss » Thu May 11, 2017 5:50 pm

It'a combo deal,old cabling,Sandy damage,and way too many "meatball" type patch repairs.
Add to that little or no time to do proper repairs/replacement work,and heavy traffic levels.
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