The New York City Subway system suspended service starting at 7 p.m. on October 28, 2012, in advance of Hurricane Sandy. This photo shows Times Square, normally the busiest station in the system. The previous systemwide suspension of service took place in August 2011 for Tropical Storm Irene.


Photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Aaron Donovan

  • peppertree5706 3y

    Sorry guys. Grand Central is the busiest subway station.
  • thisisme122 3y

    the floors of the station sigh in relief as, for one of the few times in the past century, no feet stand upon it.
  • San Jay 3y

    I wonder how much revenue will b lost due to this storm
  • Aubrey Burleson-Sanford 3y

    peppertree5706 Peppertree:

    I'm pretty sure MTA would know which of their own stations is the busiest.
  • richie3882 3y

    touche. nosesqueak
  • farmermoi 3y

    Grand Central has the most trains. Times Square has the most people.
  • DerBaerAusmMeer 3y

  • Lisa-Marie 3y

    Wow when you look at this picture and you don´t know about the storm than you think this is not New York.
  • Katrina 3y

    It must sound sooooooo creepy in there.
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Taken on October 28, 2012
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