Metro-North Port Jervis Line to Resume Nov. 28, Earlier Than Expected

The line was heavily damaged during Hurricane Irene.

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    Metro-North says service will resume along the length of the Port Jervis line by Nov. 28, a month earlier than expected.

    The line serves about 2,800 riders a day in Rockland and Orange counties. It was heavily damaged during the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, with 14 miles of the line knocked out.

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    The full pre-storm schedule of 26 daily trains and 14 trains each weekend day will be back on line Nov. 28.