Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the MTA would begin resuming limited service on both Long Island Railroad and Metro-North beginning Wednesday at 2PM.
Limited subway service will be restored to 14 of the system's 23 lines on Thursday. In Manhattan ,service will only be available above 34th Street, with services in Lower Manhattan suspended indefinitely due to flooding and power outages.
Buses will also assist service between Manhattan and Brooklyn.
(For more on subway service see below)
During Wednesday's press conference, Senator Chuck Schumer said New York state would be asking for 90 percent federal reimbursement.
The state's damage is expected to be in the billions.
Senator Kirsten Gilibrand also assured there would be no red tape delaying federal funding aids to help alleviate areas crippled by Hurricane Sandy's destruction.
ABC reports both PATH trains and NJ Transit will remain suspected until further notice, with NJ Transit expected to be restored slightly sooner.
All tunnels except the Holland and Brooklyn Battery tunnels are open.
The announcement comes after the MTA completely shut down for nearly three full days.
Massive flooding cause extensive damage to the city's subway system, the most in the transit systems's entire 108-year history.
1 trains will operate local between 242nd Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street.
2 trains will operate between 241st Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street, with express service between 96th Street and Times Square.
3 trains are suspended.
4 trains will operate in two sections making all local stops:
Between Woodlawn (Bronx) and Grand Central-42nd Street
Between Borough Hall and New Lots Avenue
5 trains will operate express in Brooklyn between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Flatbush Avenue.
6 trains will operate local between Pelham Bay Park and Grand Central-42nd Street.
7 trains are suspended.
42nd Street Shuttle S trains will operate between Times Square and Grand Central.
A trains will operate in two sections making all local stops:
- Between 168th Street (Manhattan) and 34th Street-Penn Station
- Between Jay Street/MetroTech and Lefferts Blvd.
B and C service is suspended.
D trains operate in two sections:
- Between 205th Street (Bronx) and 34th Street-Herald Square making all local stops
- In Brooklyn, between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Bay Parkway making express stops between
Pacific Street and 36th Street
E trains are suspended.
F trains operate in two sections making all local stops:
- Between 179th Street (Queens) and 34th Street-Herald Square
- In Brooklyn, between Jay Street-MetroTech and Avenue X
- G trains are suspended.
- J trains operate between Jamaica Center and Hewes Street making all local stops.
- L trains operate between Broadway Junction and rockaway Parkway making all local stops.
- M trains operate between Myrtle Avenue-Broadway and Metropolitan Avenue.
- N trains operate between Ditmars Blvd. (Queens) and 34th Street-Herald Square making all local stops.
- Q trains are suspended.
- R trains operate in Brooklyn between Jay Street-MetroTech and 95th Street making all local stops.
- Both the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway Park S shuttles are suspended.