Most NYC Subway Lines Suspended Due To Flooding

The New York Times reports:

The transit situation on Thursday in the New York City region remained paralyzed after record-breaking rains, with service on most of the city’s subway lines disrupted or delayed, commuter rail lines running few trains, and Amtrak canceling service on a major corridor.

Janno Lieber, acting chairman of the M.T.A., said on Thursday on CNN that passengers on 15 to 20 subway cars had to be rescued in the storm. No one was injured, he said. New Yorkers should not travel until further notice, he said. Metro-North Railroad, a commuter rail service, urged people not to travel.

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