Cuomo: 80 Percent of Subway Service Restored
Cuomo announced Saturday that 4,5,6 and 7 train service was fully restored at 10 a.m.
Joseph Leader, Metropolitan Tranportation Authority Vice President and Chief Maintenance Officer, shines a flashlight on standing water inside the South Ferry 1 train station on Wednesday. Cuomo announced Saturday that 80 percent of Subway service has been restored.
Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 Updated at 11:44 AM EDT
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says about 80 percent of New York City's subway service has been restored.
Cuomo announced that 4,5,6 and 7 train service was fully restored at 10 a.m. Saturday, connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan by subway for the first time in almost a week, and restoring most service between Queens and Manhattan.
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Cuomo noted that the progress has been made less than a week since the superstorm hit.
He says the storm brought the worst damage the subways had ever had.
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