JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — More than a week after Superstorm Sandy forced officials to suspend all service, limited PATH trains are running once again.
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Trains will operate daily from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. between Journal Square and the 33rd Street in Manhattan. Stops will include Journal Square, Grove Street and Newport in New Jersey.
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In Manhattan, trains will stop at 14th Street, 23rd Street and 33rd Street.
Riders Tuesday morning were excited to be taking the PATH to work.
“It’s very good,” one commuter said. “It’s everything more easy for us to get to work.”
“Super thankful,” another woman said. “I’m so thankful the PATH is working.”
“I did a jig in my office yesterday,” said another man. “So excited. The train is running is a huge light at the end of whatever little tunnel we have.”
Trains will not stop at the Christopher Street or 9th Street station stops in Manhattan. Service remains suspended between Newark Penn Station and Journal Square, Hoboken, Exchange Place, Harrison, and the World Trade Center.
The Port Authority estimated 84,000 commuters took advantage of PATH service on Tuesday.
Fares are waived for Tuesday but will be reinstated on Wednesday, the Port Authority announced.
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