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.
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.
Published at 11:44 AM EDT on Nov 3, 2012
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