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PATH Service Briefly Suspended Between Newark, WTC During Morning Rush

PATH train (credit: CBS 2)

PATH train (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Hours after PATH trains resumed Monday, service was briefly suspended between Newark and the World Trade Center during the morning rush.

PATH trains started running Monday at 5 a.m. between Newark, Harrison, Journal Square, Grove Street and Exchange Place in New Jersey and the World Trade Center in New York City.

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But by about 8:30 a.m., a power problem caused service to be suspended. It was restored about 90 minutes later.

Weekday PATH trains will now run from at 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. For now, the World Trade Center line will remain closed on weekends as crews continue to clean up.

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The Hoboken terminal is still closed after being badly damaged by flooding. There’s no word yet when it will be re-opening.

More service has also returned to the Long Island Rail Road. Electric train service on the Long Beach branch has partially restored.

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It’s the first time the LIRR has operated on a nearly normal schedule on all of its branches since the storm.

On Staten Island, New York Water Taxi is offering ferry service from Great Kills Park to Manhattan for $2 a ride with stops near Wall Street and in midtown.

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