Mass Transit Largely Back On Track Following Blizzard


mta-subwayMass transit across the Tri-State Area is getting back to normal.

Long Island Rail Road restored weekend service on its Far Rockaway, Long Beach, Hempstead and Oyster Bay branches in addition to the LIRR’s four busiest branches – Ronkonkoma, Huntington, Babylon and Port Washington.

Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson and Harlem lines are operating regular Sunday service. On the New Haven line, normal Sunday service is running between Stamford and Grand Central Terminal, but remains suspended between Stamford and hard-hit New Haven.

New York City subway service is operating with scattered delays.

All MTA bridges and tunnels are open, but officials urge drivers to give themselves extra travel time due to slick conditions.

On NJ TRANSIT, all bus service has been restored but delays and detours are possible.

As of noon, NJ TRANSIT rail service on the Morris & Essex and the Montclair-Boonton lines will be restored. This includes Midtown Direct service along the Morristown Line.

Ticket cross-honoring remains in effect systemwide for NJ TRANSIT.

Additionally, limited Amtrak service between New York and Boston resumed Sunday.

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