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Transport slowly resumes in ny

Transportation has limped back to normal in ny townon Monday morning after a hurricane drenched the town, with subway service resuming but major rail connections still disrupted.Hurricane Irene, which was later downgraded to a tropical storm, largely spared nyers because it tore during the U.S. East Coast this weekfinishhowever the metropolis ordered an unprecedented shutdown of the subway from Saturday.the rustic's largest subway system returned to service early on Monday "with very limited exceptions" and bus routes were mostly normal with a fewdetours, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said in an advisory.however it said thon the Metro North railway, which connects ny townwith its suburbs in Westchester County and attachicut, was still down as a result of "significant damage" to the system and continued overflow from streams.New Jersey Transit, another lifeline for commuters, suspended all but one rail line until extrarealizebecause it cleans up damage. But New Jersey Transit was running buses and the sunshine-rail service, which runs inside the state's urban centres.National rail operator Amtrak also reported severe disruptions. it couldcelled all service of its Acela Express, its line between Boston and Washington that is popular among business travellers between the East Coast's major cities.Amtrak resumed service between Philadelphia and Washington, but kept all trains off the tracks between Philadelphia and Boston "as a result of the extensive flooding, debris heading in the right instructionsand tool issues", an advisory said.the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reopened ny city's three major airports. Planes began arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport at 6am (2000 AEST) and departures were to start out at noon, but airport authorities warned passengers to expect delays.


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