RAILROADS: Pigs & Pigs

Two days after Patrick B. McGinnis chided New Yorkers for "being satisfied to travel in the subways like pigs," homeward-bound commuters last week were packed like porkers into Grand Central Terminal (see cut), awaiting trains delayed more than two hours by a locomotive fire on McGinnis' New York, New Haven & Hartford Rail Road. The fire snarled 20 New Haven trains and 21 New York Central trains that use the same tracks into Grand Central. It was the latest and one of the longest New Haven delays since McGinnis won a heated proxy fight and took over the road...

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