New York subway extended to the neighboring state

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New York subway extended to the neighboring state

Authority  of New York announced plans to extend one of the city subway lines under the Hudson River to the state of New Jersey. According to Reuters, this project is an alternative to the draft railway tunnel for commuter trains, which had previously rejected the governor of New Jersey.

According to the calculations subway line extension will cost 5.3 billion dollars.

New York City Administration said that the new project is in early stage of development, but stressed that the current infrastructure is not quite capable with the passenger traffic between the neighboring states.

Under the new plan will be completed seventh line of the New York subway, which now runs through Queens and Manhattan. According to the idea, the line must pass under the Hudson River to the town of Secaucus, New Jersey, and there connect with the commuter rail lines.

Transport Project Access to the Region’s Core had been frozen by the decision of the governor of New Jersey Chris Christie. In autumn 2010, he stopped the work that has already begun and said that completely abandons the project because of its high cost at that time the cost was 8,7 billion dollars.

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