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NJ Transit Looks to Shelter Trains

New Jersey Transit is looking to better protect its rail cars from storms.

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The agency on Wednesday awarded a $7.6 million contract to a company to perform engineering and design work to transform a rail yard near New Brunswick into a long-term site for storing rail equipment.

NJ Transit was criticized for not moving rail cars and locomotives out of a rail yard in Kearny and another one in Hoboken during Superstorm Sandy. Flooding caused more than $100 million in damage.

 

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