One week after superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the Hudson Valley, the morning commute is upon us with some services restored almost to normal, and others still suspended. Please check www.mta.info and listen to station, bus and train announcements for the most up-to-date information. Some delays are to be expected along bus and train routes.
Here's what you need to know:
Metro-North Railroad's Harlem, Hudson, New Haven and Branch Lines
The Harlem and Hudson lines are operating on or close to schedule. As of Monday, the Harlem line's Wassaic Branch resumes. Regular service is scheduled between Southeast and Grand Central Terminal, and between Poughkeepsie and Croton-Harmon/Grand Central Terminal. Regular service is expected between New Haven/Stamford and Grand Central Terminal. October passes will be honored Monday, Nov. 5.
Supplemental MTA Bus Service
The MTA will provide free supplemental bus service starting Wednesday, Nov. 7 for mid-day and off-peak periods from Harriman to Tarrytown, where customers can pick up the Hudson Line to Grand Central Terminal. Check for timetables on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
NJ TRANSIT Pascack Valley Line
Pascack Valley Line service remains suspended until further notice. TAPPAN ZEExpress will provide bus service for Rockland residents from the Palisades Center Mall park-and-ride lot to Tarrytown Station. See www.rocklandbus.com for schedule information. Pascack Valley line monthly and weekly ticket holders from Spring Valley, Nanuet and Pearl River may also travel along Metro-North Hudson Line trains to and from the Tarrytown Station. Monthly and weekly Pascack Valley tickets will be honored for bus and Hudson Line train service.
Resumes service Monday, Nov. 5.
NYC Bus and Subway Service
Subway service along the 4, 5, 6, 7, and J lines is restored. Other lines are running on a limited basis. All buses are running with some delays on a normal schedule. Check www.mta.info for more details.
Bee-Line Bus Service
Buses and ParaTransit resumed last Wednesday, but customers should anticipate possible detours and delays. Check http://transportation.westchestergov.com/ for details about your route.