Long-stalled $1.6 billion rail project between Newark and New York City showing signs of life – Allentown Morning Call

An Amtrak train crosses the swing bridge that will be replaced on the Hackensack River in Kearny, N.J. Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. The Portal North Bridge Project is a critical component of the Gateway Program, a comprehensive rail investment program designed to add critical resiliency and create new capacity on the 10-mile stretch of the Northeast Corridor between Newark, N.J. and Penn Station New York. (Tariq Zehawi/AP)