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Posted on: November 30, 2021 Posted by: 8falmh Comments: 0

How the LIRR combats an astonishingly annoying problem: Fallen leaves

When you think of fall in New York, your mind likely fills with images of beautiful foliage and maybe some pumpkins or apple picking. For us at the railroad, the season is significant: while the leaves are pretty to look at, they’re a menace to railroad operations. Phil Eng is president of MTA Long Island Rail Road. When wet leaves on tracks get crushed by steel train wheels, a slippery…