Getting Around: Latest on the Storm and Transit Conditions
(New York - WABC, , 2006) -- Trying to get around despite the snow storm? Here's the latest on mass transit.
Long Island Railroad suspended all train service in and out of Penn Station Sunday afternoon. As many as 10 trains were stuck on the rails throughout the day because of loss of power to the third rail. The LIRR says it will have all lines running Monday morning, but expect canceled trains and delays of at least 30 minutes.
Metro North was experiencing systemwide delays as long as two hours Sunday. It says it expects to have service on all lines Monday morning.
New York City Transit announced the following as of late Sunday afternoon.:
New Jersey Transit bus service resumed late Sunday afternoon after being called off for several hours. NJ transit says that due to the winter storm, all NJ TRANSIT Bus, Rail and Light Rail tickets and passes will be cross-honored on all NJ TRANSIT services until 11:59 p.m. Monday. For the latest on the NJ Transit system Monday morning, commuters can log on to: NJTransit.com or call 800-772-2222.
As for the bridges and tunnels, all were open with speed restrictions in place.
Newark Airport and JFK Airport reopened Sunday. LaGuardia is expected to reopen Monday at 6:00 a.m. The advice is to call your carrier for information on your specific flight.
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