Schumer says MTA is close to deadline in crucial rail fix

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Sen. Chuck Schumer tried to light a fire under the MTA on Sunday to meet a crucial deadline to install safety equipment designed to prevent deadly rail crashes. Schumer said the transportation agency is close to blowing a 2018 deadline to install the system, known as Positive Train Control, even though the project has gotten…