FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2010 file photo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees clear snow from the Q subway track in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. As the... more 
FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2010 file photo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees clear snow from the Q subway track in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. As the US mulls rail expansion, New York's breakdowns and money woes show train travel's downside. Mechanical breakdowns, stranded trains, rising fares and the governor's plans to cut another $100 million from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's budget have left travelers fuming. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mary Altaffer, File
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