Putnam County Stations (Harlem and Hudson)

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Putnam County Stations (Harlem and Hudson)

Post by Jeff Smith » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:16 am

From an article on multiple Putnam County Topics: https://www.pcnr.com/articles/zuckerman ... or-putnam/
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First on the list was station upgrades since Zuckerman charged three of the county’s five stations are in need of work or assessment.

The Southeast station which he called a “regional hub” was described as being in “poor shape with difficulty in accessing the tracks since one must walk up to a half mile from the edge of the parking lot to arrive at the overpass.”

The Putnam representative also charged that the Brewster Station was “unsafe because it fails to separate car, pedestrian and train traffic with its grade crossing on Main Street.”

The Garrison station consists of crumbling steps, a leaky roof and cracked concrete. Zuckerman told Legislators Carl Albano, Joseph Castellano, Neal Sullivan, Toni Addonizio, Paul Jonke, Amy Sayegh and Nancy Montgomery, who were all in attendance along with a handful of residents: “I shared a slide show at the last Metro-North committee meeting identifying these defects and even brought a piece of rebar that was broken off from the exposed concrete and left on the side of the station.”

The Cold Spring station also came under scrutiny. Zuckerman charged the “underpass at the station contains serious water infiltration issues that must be structurally addressed.”
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Re: Putnam County Stations (Harlem and Hudson)

Post by mkm4 » Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:39 am

The Southeast station which he called a “regional hub” was described as being in “poor shape with difficulty in accessing the tracks since one must walk up to a half mile from the edge of the parking lot to arrive at the overpass.
That walk did suck, especially when you notice that there used to be a way to get to the platform before they extended it.

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