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$25 million for rail infrastructure in New York

Staff Writer | February 1, 2017
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $25 million to fund rail and port improvement projects across New York.
New York rail
Empire State   Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program
The grants, awarded through the Governor's Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program, will support projects that strengthen infrastructure and economic development vital to the movement of goods throughout the state.

The grants will leverage an additional $5.4 million in public and private investments to complete the projects.

New York awarded $25 million to 19 applicants through a competitive solicitation process.

These investments will support track rehabilitation, capacity expansion, railroad bridge repairs, and economic development opportunities.

An additional $5.4 million in private and local funding is being leveraged through this State initiative.