10.17.18

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON OPENING OF NEW TRAIN STATION IN SCHENECTADY

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today released the following statement on the opening of the new train station in Schenectady, NY:

“I want to send my sincerest congratulations to the City of Schenectady and Mayor Gary McCarthy on the opening of their beautiful new train station. I’m proud to have secured over $10 million in federal dollars over this decade-long venture to bring us to today. This, combined with the over $155 million of federal funding to construct the second track from Schenectady to Albany, install the lifesaving Positive Train Control technology and improve rail service throughout the Capital Region, gives Schenectady rail passengers the best and safest service in over half a century,” said Senator Charles E. Schumer.

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