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Old 11-12-2018, 11:01 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by David Harrison View Post
Covered or not covered, the rail still can electrocute. Transit cars' shoes have to contact the rail, either from the top...
Metro-North's former New York Central lines use an under-running third rail, which is covered on the top and sides. Even so, there was plenty of opposition when third rail was extended up to Brewster on the Harlem Line.
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