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New Concourse Opens at Penn Station

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Source: The New York Times

...The new railroad concourse, which officially opened at 6 a.m. Thursday in the post office building on the intersection of Eighth Avenue and West 33rd Street, is the first phase of the Moynihan Station, which is scheduled to be completed by December 2020. The train hall will eventually also serve Amtrak riders.

The project aims to reduce some of the congestion at Penn Station, which also houses New Jersey Transit and serves more than 600,000 passengers per day, making it one of the busiest rail stations in the Western Hemisphere. 

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