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Amtrak - East River Tunnels

Map 

Description 

East portals for Lines 1 and 3: 40.7429N 73.9450W

East portal for Line 2: 40.7421N 73.9483W

East portal for Line 4: 40.74305N 73.94585W

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under East River on Amtrak
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910,
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Commuter Rail
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pennsylvania Tunnel & Terminal Railroad (PT&T)
- Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York Railroad (PNJ&NY)
- Pennsylvania, New York & Long Island Railroad (PNY&LI)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74208, -73.94831   (decimal degrees)
40°44'31" N, 73°56'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/588793/4510657 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68719 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2015: Added by Luke

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