According to investigators, three MTA workers allegedly fell asleep, slandered, and watched TV in a hidden man’s cave, which It was made in a An abandoned locksmith store is down Route 114 in the station’s basement.
The MTA’s internal oversight body said the custom-designed lounge has everything from a photon, flat screen TV, microwave and refrigeratorOr give it a try All the comforts of home I needed to relax and relax.
Said Caroline Buccorni, Inspector General of the MTA The current situation: “Imagine many New Yorkers reliving a cold beer on a prime piece of Manhattan estate – especially those near good transportation..
“But few of them would have the nerve to take over a secret room below the Grand Central Station and make it their own cave, backed by MTA resources, and maintained at the expense of our passengers.”
The names of the three Metro North employees were not disclosed due to continued work Disciplinary Measures.
They denied being in the underground hangout, but Pocorne’s office said the trio left their fingerprints behind.
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According to th New York PostAfter concluding this, investigators first visited the unused store on August 8, 2019 Metro North officials failed to investigate two previous complaints about workers using the space to “hang out, get drunk and party”.
Bucorny’s office said there was “irrefutable” evidence to suggest workers had used the room, including:Take out a receipt printed with one of their name, found inside an air mattress box inside the room.
Investigators found wooden cabinets believed to have been specially made to conceal TV and photons, while a half-empty beer was discovered in the refrigerator.
There was also an Amazon Streaming device connected to the TV, which not only had a single portable hotspot from the workers in the list of available devices WIFI Networks, but also recorded for another of the three employees under investigation.
Railroad Head In a statement, Railroad Chief Cathy Rinaldi said social secrecy Spot ‘outrageous’ I amNot appropriate, “adding that it” does not conform to the values of the North Metro. “
Rinaldi said the three workers, who deny the allegations, were arrested without pay Likely facing the cyst.