FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2011 file photo, a Long Island Railroad worker spreads salt along the platform of the Port Washington, N.Y. railroad station after service was suspended due to inclement ... more 
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2011 file photo, a Long Island Railroad worker spreads salt along the platform of the Port Washington, N.Y. railroad station after service was suspended due to inclement weather as snow covered areas throughout Long Island. 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 Kathy Kmonicek, File
Tue, Feb 8, 2011 10:57 PM EST