Report: $3B of federal funds spent on LIRR cars since the 80s

? A new report shows the Long Island Rail Road has spent nearly $3 billion of its federal funds since the 1980s on new cars,

WOODBURY - ? A new report shows the Long Island Rail Road has spent nearly $3 billion of its federal funds since the 1980s on new cars, according to Newsday. The LIRR has spent about 12 percent of its funds on improving its train stations, compared to 22 percent for Metro-North. The report was done by the MTA?s Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee.

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