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Exclusive: New Jersey railway put trains in Sandy flood zone despite warnings

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EDUARDO MUNOZ

General view of the train rail at the entrance of New Jersey Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Harrison New Jersey November 17, 2012. New Jersey Transit's struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy is being compounded by a pre-storm decision to park much of its equipment in a rail yard that forecasters predicted would flood, a move that resulted in damage to one-third of its locomotives and a quarter of its passenger cars....more

General view of the train rail at the entrance of New Jersey Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Harrison New Jersey November 17, 2012. New Jersey Transit's struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy is being compounded by a pre-storm decision to park much of its equipment in a rail yard that forecasters predicted would flood, a move that resulted in damage to one-third of its locomotives and a quarter of its passenger cars. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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EDUARDO MUNOZ

Trains are seen at New Jersey Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Harrison New Jersey November 17, 2012. New Jersey Transit's struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy is being compounded by a pre-storm decision to park much of its equipment in a rail yard that forecasters predicted would flood, a move that resulted in damage to one-third of its locomotives and a quarter of its passenger cars. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Trains are seen at New Jersey Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Harrison New Jersey November 17, 2012. New Jersey Transit's struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy is being compounded by a pre-storm decision to park much of its equipment in a rail yard that forecasters predicted would flood, a move that resulted in damage to one-third of its locomotives and a quarter of its passenger cars. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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EDUARDO MUNOZ

A train is seen at New Jersey Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Harrison New Jersey November 17, 2012. New Jersey Transit's struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy is being compounded by a pre-storm decision to park much of its equipment in a rail yard that forecasters predicted would flood, a move that resulted in damage to one-third of its locomotives and a quarter of its passenger cars. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A train is seen at New Jersey Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Harrison New Jersey November 17, 2012. New Jersey Transit's struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy is being compounded by a pre-storm decision to park much of its equipment in a rail yard that forecasters predicted would flood, a move that resulted in damage to one-third of its locomotives and a quarter of its passenger cars. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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New Jersey trains parked in Sandy's forecast flooding

New Jersey trains parked in Sandy's forecast flooding
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