Letter: LIRR, cut fares to restore faith

This view looking west, shows the stretch of

This view looking west, shows the stretch of single-track main line between the Pinelawn and Wyandanch stations on the LIRR's Ronkonkoma branch. (April 16, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas)

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How sad is it that hundreds of Long Island Rail Road retirees chose to gamble away their financial security out of greed, siphoning $2 million a month from federal funds ["LIRR plan on fraud," News, July 3].

As a goodwill gesture, the railroad should cut fares right now to restore faith in the system.

Edward Naab, North Patchogue

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