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Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel

NJ TRANSIT Train (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Transit Sets Bill For Rail Tunnel At $600M

The trans-Hudson rail tunnel killed by Governor Christie will end up costing roughly $600 million even with a big refund from insurers, according to officials who released a “bottom line” breakdown on the aborted project.

10/09/2011

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

Artist rendering of trans-Hudson tunnel platform extension at Penn Station. (Credit: NJ Transit & Port Authority)

Port Authority Leased Land For Tunnel Project

Gov. Christie scrapped the project over feared cost overruns.

01/31/2011

A few hundred unionized construction workers rallied in support of the rail tunnel saying "it would make [the] economy grow in New Jersey." (Photo/Levon Putney)

Senators, Union Workers Rally For Hudson Rail Tunnel

Several hundred union members turned out for a rally to support a second rail tunnel from New Jersey into Manhattan.

10/19/2010

Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie: I Don’t Have Money For Tunnel

Gov. Christie said he’ll consider restarting the stalled New Jersey-New York rail tunnel if someone else helps pick up the tab. Otherwise, he said, he’s comfortable walking away from the project.

10/18/2010