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Transit delays: Snow impacts MTA subways, buses, LIRR, NJ Transit, Amtrak service

The LIRR is running extra trains out of Penn Station Tuesday afternoon.

Public transit around New York City could be

Public transit around New York City could be affected by a nor'easter on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Don Emmert

Another nor'easter hit the city Tuesday, dropping a few inches of snow on the ground by the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Although the storm was not as intense as other recent nor'easters, it still impacted some transportation around the city and beyond.

Scroll down for more information from the MTA, NJ Transit and Amtrak.


Service between Boston and New York City is suspended until Wednesday. All service is expected to resume as regularly scheduled Wednesday morning, except the following trains.

  • Acela Express trains 2150, 2151 and 2153 will not operate between New York City and Boston.
  • The Acela Express train 2190 is canceled.
  • Amtrak Keystone Service, Empire Service and Shuttle Service will continue to operate as scheduled.

MTA subways

No weather-related issues reported.

MTA buses

All Brooklyn and Queens local, limited, select and express buses are running with delays in both directions because of inclement weather conditions. 

Long Island Rail Road

No weather-related issues reported.

Metro-North Railroad

No weather-related issues reported.

NJ Transit

Bus Route No. 196 is operating on a snow detour and will not run on Skyline Drive. Bus Nos. 196 and 197 are running between the Greenwood Lake Park Ride Lot and the Port Authority Bus Terminal due to inclement weather. Tickets for bus Nos. 196 and 197 will be cross-honored on the Port Jervis Line to and from Harriman, Tuxedo and Sloatsburg.


No weather-related issues reported.

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