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Gateway Tunnel

Sen. Charles Schumer and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at Hudson Yards - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

LaHood Announces Major Investment In Gateway Rail Tunnel Project

An investment of $185 million is coming to help get Amtrak’s Gateway project rolling, a project that is supposed to create a high-speed rail corridor to alleviate the bottleneck between New York and Newark.

05/30/2013

Gateway Tunnel Project (credit: Amtrak)

Senate Approves $15 Million For New Hudson Rail Tunnel

It would essentially be the same route of the ARC Tunnel – the controversial plan that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie canceled because of funding concerns.

11/02/2011

Rail tunnel under the Hudson River. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Report: Legal Battle Over Trans-Hudson Tunnel Construction Costs N.J. Over $800,000

New Jersey spent more than $800,000 in legal fees fighting the federal government’s $271 million bill for the scrapped Hudson River rail tunnel project. Invoices show the Patton Boggs law firm billed the state $469,715 for work in January alone.

04/20/2011

Rail tunnel under the Hudson River. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

N.J. Senators Propose New Hudson River Rail Tunnel Project

New Jersey’s two U.S. senators are touting a proposal to build a new “Gateway Tunnel” to boost needed rail passenger services between New York City and New Jersey.

02/07/2011