NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority got here to a screeching halt in a single day as flood waters poured in.
First responders needed to rescue passengers on buses and trains.
As of 12:30 a.m. Thursday, CBS2 discovered there have been six evacuations on subways caught between stations.
Passengers on the twenty eighth Avenue station couldn’t consider their eyes as an avalanche of water got here pouring in.
On Staten Island, an MTA bus needed to cease after being submerged in waist-deep water. Firefighters walked passengers and the driving force to increased floor at a close-by constructing.
The motive force of one other bus managed to navigate the flooded roads and get to security. Passengers stood on prime of their seats as water lined the ground.
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In a press release in a single day, MTA Appearing Chair Janno Lieber mentioned partially, “New Yorkers shouldn’t try to journey till additional discover. We might be deploying most pump capability and surging staff into the system when it’s protected in order that as this epic storm abates service could be restored as quickly as potential.”
Subway and bus service stays restricted, however for individuals who should journey, the MTA suggests taking the bus.
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