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Plans to Overhaul NYC's Penn Station Expected Soon

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to revive a plan to overhaul Penn Station, with several sources close to the governor telling the Wall Street Journal that Cuomo may announce plans as early as this week. Part of the overhaul is expected to involve rebooting the Moynihan Station plan that involves transferring Amtrak's waiting area to the neighboring James A. Farley Post Office Building, which would be major for bringing the jam-packed terminal out of the dark ages—literally. Cuomo's plan will focus on bringing more light and air to the labyrinthine terminal that's often likened to hell. Once Amtrak's waiting area is relocated, the redevelopment of the station's other concourses could move forward.

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