The latest from the MTA! Additional subway service is operating on several additional lines today, and Monday morning service on both the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad will offer close to regularly scheduled service as possible as the MTA rail and subway network continues to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy.
Shortly before Noon, limited service began operating between 179th St and Avenue X, has resumed between Kings Highway and Atlantic Ave-Barclays Center. The Franklin Avenue Shuttle has also been restored. Earlier this morning, train service has been extended south to 14th Street. train service has also been extended and is now running from 241 Street in the Bronx to Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn. train service has resumed from 148th Street to New Lots Ave.Limited service has resumed on the line from 205th Street in the Bronx to Bay Parkway in Brooklyn.
Subway service on the and lines was restored Saturday, offering customers increased travel options. In addition, limited service was restored to the Staten Island Railway. Crews are working around the clock to restore other line segments.
MTA Metro-North Railroad resumed full service on all three of its main lines Saturday. Limited service resumed today on the Port Jervis Line, following a week-long suspension due to effects of Hurricane Sandy.There will be four trains in each direction on the Port Jervis Line making all local stops between Port Jervis and Secaucus Junction.Metro-North will resume service on its branch lines east of the Hudson River on Monday morning. The New Canaan Branch in Connecticut, which still has severe tree damage to overhead catenary wires, will be served by buses connecting to train service.
MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate a modified schedule on all branches except the Long Beach branch. Trains on the Ronkonkoma Branch will not operate east of Ronkonkoma, and trains on the Montauk Branch will not operate east of Speonk. With two East River tunnels operated by Amtrak into Penn Station out of service due to flooding, train service must operate at reduced levels.Customers are advised to travel in off-peak hours since trains are expected to be crowded. Modified schedules are posted on this website, customers are advised to consult them to plan their travel.
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