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MTA Blasts Amtrak: State Of Affairs At Penn Station 'Simply Unacceptable'

“The increasing frequency of these failures leaves the clear impression that Amtrak is not aggressively maintaining its track, switches and related equipment at Penn Station and that repairs have not happened as swiftly as needed." -MTA to Amtrak.
“The increasing frequency of these failures leaves the clear impression that Amtrak is not aggressively maintaining its track, switches and related equipment at Penn Station and that repairs have not happened as swiftly as needed." -MTA to Amtrak. Photo Credit: Chris_Hursty

Riders aren't the only ones frustrated by the "series of unacceptable infrastructure failures," as MTA put it in a letter to Amtrak on Wednesday.

MTA Acting Chairman Fernando Ferrer and Interim Executive Director Veronique Hakim wrote a two-page letter to Amtrak President Charles Moorman following Monday's derailment.

“The increasing frequency of these failures leaves the clear impression that Amtrak is not aggressively maintaining its track, switches and related equipment at Penn Station and that repairs have not happened as swiftly as needed,” they wrote.

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