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Another rail-y bad idea from transit bigs

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Another rail-y bad idea from transit bigs

In times past, a crook who fled into the tunnel with the cops in pursuit could count on them coming right after him despite the danger of being electrocuted or hit by a train.

 

The cops would simply seek out one of the police-blue lights spaced every couple of hundred feet in every tunnel and push down on a switch to immediately cut off power.

 

A slightly slower procedure called for a police supervisor to notify the transit operations center. The juice would be off a moment later.

 

Now NYC Transit is insisting the order must come from one of its senior officials.

 

Full story: nydailynews_logo.gif icon_offsite.png - May 22, 2008

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