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AirTrain Newark is a 3-mile (4.8 km) monorail system connecting the terminals at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and trains at Newark Liberty International Airport Station on the Northeast Corridor (NEC), where transfers are possible to Amtrak and New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor Line and North Jersey Coast Line As of 2015, the system is slated for replacement.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
American Car and Foundry (often abbreviated as ACF) is an American manufacturer of railroad rolling stock.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Ancestry.com LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah.
Astor Place is a short, two-block street in NoHo/East Village, in the lower part of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Astor Place, also called Astor Place – Cooper Union on signs, is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
Atlantic City International Airport is a joint civil-military airport northwest of Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Egg Harbor Township, the Pomona section of Galloway Township and in Hamilton Township.
The BMT Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The BMT Fourth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway, mainly running under Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn.
Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
The Brooklyn Eagle, originally The Brooklyn Eagle, and Kings County Democrat, was a daily newspaper published in the city and later borough of Brooklyn, in New York City, for 114 years from 1841 to 1955.
The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) was a public transit holding company formed in 1896 to acquire and consolidate railway lines in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) is a labor union founded in Marshall, Michigan, on 8 May 1863 as the Brotherhood of the Footboard.
Case law is a set of past rulings by tribunals that meet their respective jurisdictions' rules to be cited as precedent.
Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, also known as Communipaw Terminal and Jersey City Terminal, was the Central Railroad of New Jersey's waterfront passenger terminal in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 177,571 in 2016.
Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas.
Christopher Street is a street in the West Village neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Christopher Street is a station on the PATH system.
Church Street is a short, but heavily travelled, north-south street in Lower Manhattan in New York City.
Communications-based train control (CBTC) is a railway signaling system that makes use of the telecommunications between the train and track equipment for the traffic management and infrastructure control.
Communipaw is an unincorporated community and neighborhood located within Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Commuter rail services in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Panama provide common carrier passenger transportation along railway tracks, with scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis, primarily for short-distance (local) travel between a central business district and adjacent suburbs and regional travel between cities of a conurbation.
Compressed air is air kept under a pressure that is greater than atmospheric pressure.
The construction of the first World Trade Center complex in New York City was conceived as an urban renewal project to help revitalize Lower Manhattan spearheaded by David Rockefeller.
Dayton is a neighborhood within the city of Newark in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
The December 1992 nor'easter produced record high tides and snowfall across the northeastern United States.
The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (also known as the DL&W or Lackawanna Railroad) was a U.S. Class 1 railroad that connected Buffalo, New York, and Hoboken, New Jersey, a distance of about.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
Dock Bridge is a pair of vertical lift bridges crossing the Passaic River at Newark, Essex County and Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, used exclusively for railroad traffic.
The Downtown Hudson Tubes (formerly the Cortlandt Street Tunnel) are a pair of tunnels that carry PATH trains under the Hudson River in the United States, between New York City to the east and Jersey City, New Jersey, to the west.
The Dual Contracts, also known as the Dual Subway System, were contracts for the construction and/or rehabilitation and operation of rapid transit lines in the City of New York.
The first regularly operated subway in New York City was built by the city and leased to the Interborough Rapid Transit Company for operation under Contracts 1 and 2, along with contract 3 of the Dual Contracts.
East Orange is a city in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.
Electric power transmission is the bulk movement of electrical energy from a generating site, such as a power plant, to an electrical substation.
Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States.
The Erie Railroad was a railroad that operated in the northeastern United States, originally connecting New York City — more specifically Jersey City, New Jersey, where Erie's former terminal, long demolished, used to stand — with Lake Erie.
Essex County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Exchange Place is a station on the PATH system.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Station was the intermodal passenger terminal for the Pennsylvania Railroad's (PRR) vast holdings on the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay in Jersey City, New Jersey.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (DOT).
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.
The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national flag of the United States.
A flat fee, also referred to as a flat rate or a linear rate, refers to a pricing structure that charges a single fixed fee for a service, regardless of usage.
Fourth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Fulton Street is a New York City Subway station complex in Lower Manhattan.
Fultonhistory.com or Old Fulton NY Postcards is a historic newspaper website which contains archives of over 1000 New York newspapers, and some from other states and Canada.
The George Washington Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River between the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, and the borough of Fort Lee in New Jersey.
Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States.
Grand Central–42nd Street is a major station complex of the New York City Subway.
A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Grove Street (originally Grove-Henderson Streets) is a station on the PATH system.
Harrison is a station on the PATH system.
Harrison is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Hawker Siddeley was a group of British manufacturing companies engaged in aircraft production.
Headway is a measurement of the distance or time between vehicles in a transit system.
Herald Square is formed by the intersection of Broadway, Sixth Avenue (officially named Avenue of the Americas), and 34th Street in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
HNTB Corporation is an architecture, civil engineering consulting and construction management firm that was founded in 1914.
Hoboken Terminal is a commuter-oriented intermodal passenger station in Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Hoboken (Unami: Hupokàn) is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Hoboken–33rd Street is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH).
The Hoboken–World Trade Center is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH).
The Holland Tunnel is a vehicular tunnel under the Hudson River.
The Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Powerhouse, also known as the Jersey City Powerhouse in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, was built in 1908.
Hudson County, a county in the U.S. state of New Jersey, lies west of the lower Hudson River, which was named for Henry Hudson, the sea captain who explored the area in 1609.
The Hudson River is a river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.
Hudson Terminal was an urban railway station on the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad (H&M) in Manhattan, New York City.
The Hudson–Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) is a light rail system in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Hurricane Sandy (unofficially referred to as Superstorm Sandy) was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.
The IND Sixth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in the United States.
The Independent Subway System (IND or ISS), formerly known as the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or the Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad, was a rapid transit rail system in New York City that is now part of the New York City Subway.
An infill station (sometimes in-fill station) is a train station built on an existing passenger rail, rapid transit, or light rail line to address demand in a location between existing stations.
The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the private operator of the original underground New York City Subway line that opened in 1904, as well as earlier elevated railways and additional rapid transit lines in New York City. The IRT was purchased by the city in June 1940. The former IRT lines (the numbered routes in the current subway system) are now the A Division or IRT Division of the Subway.
The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was a regulatory agency in the United States created by the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887.
The IRT Lexington Avenue Line (also known as the IRT East Side Line and the IRT Lexington–Fourth Avenue Line) is one of the lines of the A Division of the New York City Subway, stretching from Lower Manhattan north to 125th Street in East Harlem.
The IRT Second Avenue Line, also known as the Second Avenue El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan, New York City, United States, from 1878 to 1942.
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark.
The Journal Square Transportation Center is a multi-modal transportation hub located on Kennedy Boulevard at Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.
Journal Square–33rd Street is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH).
Journal Square–33rd Street via Hoboken (JSQ-33 via HOB) is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) railroad.
is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defense equipment, rolling stock and ships.
is the rolling stock production division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Since beginning operations in 1906, the company has produced more than 90,000 Railroad cars.
Kearny is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States and a suburb of Newark.
Amtrak's Keystone Service provides frequent regional rail passenger train service along the Amtrak Philadelphia to Harrisburg Main Line between the Harrisburg Transportation Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (often abbreviated to Law & Order: SVU or just SVU) is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced.
The nineteenth season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered on September 27, 2017 and finished on May 23, 2018 with a two-part season finale.
The Lincoln Tunnel is an approximately tunnel under the Hudson River, consisting of three vehicular tubes.
This list of metro systems includes electrified rapid transit train systems worldwide.
The New York City borough of Manhattan contains 214 numbered east–west streets numbered from 1st to 228th, the majority of them created by the Commissioners' Plan of 1811.
A loading gauge defines the maximum height and width for railway vehicles and their loads to ensure safe passage through bridges, tunnels and other structures.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
A magnetic stripe card is a type of card capable of storing data by modifying the magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic particles on a band of magnetic material on the card.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Manhattan Transfer was a passenger transfer station in Harrison, New Jersey, east of Newark, west of New York Penn Station on the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) main line, now Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
The MetroCard is the payment method for the New York City Subway; New York City Transit buses, including routes operated by Atlantic Express under contract to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), MTA Bus, and Nassau Inter-County Express systems (NICE); PATH; the Roosevelt Island Tramway; AirTrain JFK; and Westchester County's Bee-Line Bus System.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in Downstate New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 850,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.
Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum (also known as the 9/11 Memorial & Museum) is a memorial and museum in New York City commemorating the September 11, 2001 attacks, which killed 2,977 people, and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, which killed six.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
Route 158 (also known as the Centre Street Bridge) was a short state highway in Newark and Harrison, New Jersey, in the counties of Essex and Hudson, which are located in the United States.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, The TA or simply Transit, and branded as MTA New York City Transit) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City.
Newark Liberty International Airport, originally Newark Metropolitan Airport and later Newark International Airport, is the primary airport serving the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Newark Liberty International Airport Station (also known as Newark International Airport Station) is a railroad station on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in Newark, New Jersey.
The Newark Light Rail (NLR) is a light rail system under New Jersey Transit Bus Operations serving Newark, New Jersey.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
The Newark–World Trade Center is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH).
Newport (formerly known as Pavonia–Newport, Pavonia, or Erie) is a station on the PATH system.
NJ Transit Rail Operations is the rail division of NJ Transit.
The North Jersey Coast Line is a New Jersey Transit commuter rail service running from New York City or Hoboken to Bay Head, New Jersey.
The North River Tunnels are a pair of tunnels that carry Amtrak and New Jersey Transit rail lines under the Hudson River between Weehawken, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan, New York City.
The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is an electrified railroad line in the Northeast megalopolis of the United States.
The Northeast Corridor Line is a commuter rail line operated by New Jersey Transit along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in the United States.
The Northeast Regional is a regional rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States.
Park Avenue is a wide New York City boulevard which carries north and southbound traffic in the borough of Manhattan.
Park Place was a terminal of the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad (H&M) located at the intersection of Park Place and Centre Street in Newark, New Jersey, across the street from Military Park nearby Newark Public Service Terminal.
The Passaic River is a mature surface river, approximately 80 mi (129 km) long, in northern New Jersey in the United States.
The PATCO Speedline (also known colloquially as the PATCO High Speed Line, Lindenwold High Speed Line, or simply PATCO) is a rapid transit system operated by the Port Authority Transit Corporation, which runs between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden County, New Jersey.
Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is a rapid transit system serving Newark, Harrison, Hoboken, and Jersey City in metropolitan northern New Jersey, as well as lower and midtown Manhattan in New York City.
Pavonia Terminal was the Erie Railroad terminal on the Hudson River situated on the landfilled Harsimus Cove in Jersey City, New Jersey.
The Pennsylvania Railroad (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or Penn Station, is the main intercity railroad station in New York City.
Pennsylvania Station (also known as Newark Penn Station) is a major transportation hub in Newark, New Jersey.
A people mover or automated people mover (APM) is a type of small scale automated guideway transit system.
Plainfield is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States, known by its nickname as "The Queen City".
The Port Authority Bus Terminal (colloquially known as the Port Authority and in initials as PABT) is the main gateway for interstate buses into Manhattan in New York City.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a joint venture between the United States, New York and New Jersey, established in 1921 through an interstate compact authorized by the United States Congress.
Positive train control (PTC) is a system of functional requirements for monitoring and controlling train movements and is a type of train protection system.
Pressed Steel Company Limited was a British car body manufacturing business founded at Cowley near Oxford in 1926 as a joint venture between William Morris, Budd Corporation of Philadelphia USA, which held the controlling interest, and a British / American bank J. Henry Schroder & Co At that time the company was named The Pressed Steel Company of Great Britain Limited.
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.
The R142A, along with the R142, are the first and second part of the fourth generation of somewhat similar new technology cars (NTTs) for the A Division of the New York City Subway.
The Safety Appliance Act is a United States federal law that made air brakes and automatic couplers mandatory on all trains in the United States.
A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.
Railway signalling is a system used to direct railway traffic and keep trains clear of each other at all times.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
A right-of-way (ROW) is a right to make a way over a piece of land, usually to and from another piece of land.
The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.
Second Avenue is an avenue on the East Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan extending from Houston Street at its south end to the Harlem River Drive at 128th Street at its north end.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
The Shore Line Trolley Museum, located in East Haven, Connecticut, is the oldest operating trolley museum in the United States.
Sixth Avenue – officially Avenue of the Americas, although this name is seldom used by New Yorkers, p.24 – is a major thoroughfare in New York City's borough of Manhattan, on which traffic runs northbound, or "uptown".
A smart card, chip card, or integrated circuit card (ICC), is any pocket-sized card that has embedded integrated circuits.
SmartLink is a RFID-enabled credit card-sized smartcard that can be used as a fare payment method on the PATH transit system in Newark and Hudson County in New Jersey and Manhattan in New York City.
South Orange, officially the Township of South Orange Village, is a suburban township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
The Steinway Tunnel carries the of the New York City Subway under the East River between 42nd Street in Manhattan and 51st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens, in New York City.
A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.
The structure gauge, also called the minimum clearance outline, is the minimum height and width of tunnels and bridges as well as the minimum height and width of the doors that allow a rail siding access into a warehouse.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
"The Hardest Button to Button" is a 7" single by the American alternative rock band The White Stripes.
The Star-Ledger is the largest circulated newspaper in the U.S. state of New Jersey and is based in Newark.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman and writer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
Trainguard MT CBTC is a communication-based train control (CBTC) developed by Siemens Transportation Systems (ex Matra Transport international, and now integrated into Siemens Mobility) which allows fully automated circulation of rapid transit trains, and thanks to mobile block system, less time between trains.
The transportation system of New York City is a network of complex infrastructural systems.
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is a division of the National Research Council of the United States which serves as an independent adviser to the President of the United States, the Congress and federal agencies on scientific and technical questions of national importance.
Trinity Church is a historic parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York located near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway in the lower Manhattan section of New York City, New York.
The Trolley Museum of New York, a non-profit organization, is located at 89 East Strand Street, Kingston, New York.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major United States airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The Uptown Hudson Tubes are a pair of tunnels that carry PATH trains between Manhattan in New York City, New York, to the east and Jersey City in New Jersey to the west.
Viral phenomena are objects or patterns that are able to replicate themselves or convert other objects into copies of themselves when these objects are exposed to them.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.
Wall Street is an eight-block-long street running roughly northwest to southeast from Broadway to South Street, at the East River, in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City.
Weehawken is a township in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.
William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr.McAdoo is variously differentiated from family members of the same name.
The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States.
World Trade Center is a terminal station on the PATH system.
Yonkers is the fourth most populous city in the U.S. state of New York, behind New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester.
A zoetrope is one of several pre-film animation devices that produce the illusion of motion by displaying a sequence of drawings or photographs showing progressive phases of that motion.
14th Street is a station on the PATH system.
A 1980 transit strike in New York City halted service on the New York City Transit Authority (a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority) for the first time since 1966.
The 1993 World Trade Center bombing was a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, carried out on February 26, 1993, when a truck bomb detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.
23rd Street is a station on the PATH system.
In commerce and industry, 24/7 or 24-7 service (usually pronounced "twenty-four seven") is service that is available any time and, usually, every day.
33rd Street is a terminal station on the PATH system.
42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown.
The 42nd Street Shuttle is a New York City Subway shuttle train service that operates in Manhattan.
9th Street is a station on the PATH system.
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