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Post-Storm Service Resumes on Wednesday

Employees clear snow from the LIRR station with snow thrower.
Employees clear snow from the LIRR station with snow thrower.

Following the conclusion of Winter Storm Stella, the MTA anticipates a near normal morning rush hour across most services on Wednesday, March 15. 

MTA customers can get up-to-the-minute service updates through the service status box on this page. Customers are encouraged to sign up for custom service email and text alerts by visiting

Service details follow.


Express service is expected to resume by 7 a.m. on Wednesday. Above-ground subway service was restored on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. 


New York City bus service will begin running normally on Wednesday at 5 a.m.


The Long Island Rail Road expects to continue to operate a normal schedule throughout the day on Wednesday.


For Wednesday's AM Peak, Metro-North will operate a modified weekday schedule that will serve all customers with some combined and canceled trains. 
Customers can use our interactive schedules page at for train times or use the Train Time App. 
Customers should expect crowded conditions and train delays.



MTA Bridges and Tunnels deployed approximately 350 maintenance and operations personnel during the storm, including about 270 specifically for snow-fighting. Electronic weather sensors are functional at all facilities to monitor weather and roadway conditions in real time. There are more than 9,000 tons of roadway de-icer on hand and more than 100 pieces of storm fighting equipment including trucks and plows are ready. 


Access-a-Ride paratransit service will resume for Wednesday's commute.