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MTA restores service to NY above-ground subway and Metro-North trains

Wednesday morning's commute should be close to normal, after disruptions from Tuesday's storm.

Above-ground trains were covered in ice during a previous snowstorm in the city.Billy Becerra

With Winter Storm Stella winding down, New York City's above-ground subway service will be restored beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, the MTA announced.

Metro-North will also resume limited hourly service from 6 to 11 p.m.on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven lines.

Gov. Cuomo, in consultation with state officials, suspended above-ground service on the subway system at 4 a.m. Tuesday, in anticipation of the storm. Metro-North service was stopped entirely at noon.

Express subway service in New York City will resume at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, and possibly earlier, the MTA said.


Buses are expected to run normally at around 5 a.m. on Wednesday.

Railway service on Staten Island has been fully restored.

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