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Cuomo cuts ribbon at NYC's Penn Station expansion

Cuomo cuts ribbon at NYC's Penn Station expansion
The spacious, 255,000 square foot commuter hub is named in honor of the late Democratic Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a transit champion who first proposed the project decades ago.

Cuomo led a socially-distanced opening ceremony before a group of a few dozen people Wednesday at the new Moynihan Train Hall, which expands Penn Station’s passenger areas across Eighth Ave.The Moynihan Train Hall on Wednesday, two days before its official opening.A waiting area in the new Moynihan Train Hall.Cuomo gives a thumbs-up during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Moynihan Train Hall.

It will serve Amtrak riders as well as MTA’s Long Island Rail Road and NJ Transit passengers, and connects to the rest of Penn Station via passageways beneath Eighth Ave.), who helped steer millions in federal funds to the hub, said Moynihan would be well-pleased by the completion of the project, which will “leave the Penn Station of the past in the dust.

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