Transit delays: Snow impacts MTA subways, buses, LIRR, NJ Transit, Amtrak service

Penney Vanderbilt and KC Jones: All About Railroads


Public transit around New York City will be affected on Thursday, March 8, 2018, after the nor’easter.

Following Wednesday’s snowstorm, regular service resumed on subways, commuter rails and the ferries. There were a few detours on city bus routes due to lingering effects of the snow.

A powerful nor’easter dumped several inches of snow across New York City Wednesday.

Snowfall was at its heaviest in the late afternoon and early evening, according to the National Weather Service, impacting the evening commute for many. Thundersnow, or snow accompanied by thunder and lighting, was also reported in the city during the afternoon.

While meteorologists initially predicted that parts of the city would get up to 12 inches of snow, the highest amount recorded was 4.1 inches in Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn. Middle Village in Queens got 3.5 inches, Oakwood Heights on Staten Island got 3.8 inches, Central Park got 2.9 inches and…

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