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Long Island Rail Road escalator fixes cost upward of $5M
It’s costing the Long Island Rail Road more than $5 million to make repairs and improvements on several station escalators, including one in Lindenhurst where an 88-year-old woman died in March.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s railroad committee Monday approved $3.8 million in new spending for its ongoing effort to modernize 11 of its 19 escalators. The new expenditure is in addition...