new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
LIRR_5070 | by MTAPhotos
Back to photostream

LIRR_5070

On November 1, 2012, subway tunnels under the East River remained out of service after they were flooded during Hurricane Sandy. As a temporary means to allow people across the East River, 330 shuttle buses connected subway and LIRR customers at Barclays Center, MetroTech, and Hewes St. with destinations in Manhattan.

 

Crews are working 24 hours a day to pump millions of gallons of seawater out the flooded tunnels, then walk the tunnels to inspect tracks, third rail, and signals and make repairs as needed.

 

Photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin.

6,270 views
1 fave
0 comments
Taken on November 1, 2012