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3 Months After Sandy, Hoboken-World Trade Center PATH Service Resumes

PATH train at Hoboken station (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

PATH train at Hoboken station (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – PATH service has resumed between Hoboken and the World Trade Center three months after Superstorm Sandy.

The resumption of the Hoboken to World Trade Center service means weekday PATH service has returned to its pre-Sandy schedule.

“Restoring full PATH service to the region is possible because of the hard work of the men and women at PATH who labored 24/7 to bring this critical transit link back to life after the most devastating storm our region has ever suffered,”  Gov. Chris Christie said in a statement.

Unprecedented flooding halted service between the stations when the storm hit at the end of October. The Port Authority said crews have been working around the clock to make restorations.

“Today’s restoration of service is another testament to our ability to rebuild and recover, even in the face of incredible destruction and devastation,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement.

The Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations will remain closed on weekends in February to allow crews to continue making repairs.

Overnight weekend service between Newark and World Trade Center is expected to resume in March.

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