Governor Cuomo Wants To Expand Penn Station

Governor Cuomo wants to expand Penn Station to increase rail capacity by 40 percent.

As part of his State of the State, the governor wants to transform the existing site by acquiring the property south of Penn Station. That would allow for the addition of eight new tracks to accommodate more commuters.

“This will improve how more than half a million New Yorkers commute, travel and work every day, while transforming Penn into the world-class facility the Empire State deserves," Cuomo said in a statement.

The governor said the end result would be an expanded, remodeled and interconnected train and subway complex. There’s also the possibility of converting the MSG Theater into a new entrance.

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