Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Major Construction of East Side Access

Governor Cuomo and Janno Lieber 05-27-21

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Construction & Development President Janno Lieber on May 27th announced that major construction on the East Side Access project as been completed. Testing and commissioning of all equipment will continue through next year, when the eight-track LIRR terminal will be put into service under Grand Central Terminal, enabling customers to ride directly to the East Side, saving up to 40 minutes in commuting time each day.

To see the video, photos and transcript of the event, click here.

Escalators leading to GCT 05-27-21Escalators leading to terminal.
Tunnel leading to East Side Access terminal 05-28-21Tunnel leading to East Side Access terminal.
Harold Interlocking and Midday Storage Yard 05-28-21Harold Interlocking and Midday Storage Yard.