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The secret below Grand Central Station


Go underground to New York's secret rail platform under Grand Central Station - Track 61.

It does not appear on any station maps or plans and was used by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the 1930s.

FDR had polio and used the hidden platform to get on and off vehicles without revealing his disability to the public.

Heather Alexander took a tour.


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