American Experience

Penn Station Central Control

Clip: Season 26 Episode 5 | 3m

Half a million people pass through New York City's Penn Station every day. During rush hour, a train arrives at a platform every 58 seconds. Phil Kaplan has worked for Amtrak for 37 years, and he takes us for an unusual behind the scenes look at the Central Control room.

Aired: 02/18/14

Rating: NR

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