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Please join us as the MTA provides a tour of the much anticipated East Side Access (ESA) project currently under construction.
This is one of the largest transportation infrastructure projects currently underway in the United States, and will extend the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal, and will supplement existing service to Penn Station on Manhattan’s west side, and the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, reducing commuting time by as much as 40 minutes, and serving approximately 162,000 commuters a day.
The new terminal will comprise of eight tracks and four platforms, with new communication, utility and ventilation systems. Ancillary buildings and the new Sunnyside station in Queens will additionally support the new rail infrastructure.