WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Metro will resume limited service beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday. All buses and trains had been shut down since Sunday night due to former Hurricane Sandy.
Rail and bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule and customers should allow for extra time.
Officials caution buses may experience detours due to storm debris. Certain bus routes that do not operate on Sunday will operate as they normally would during the week.
MetroAccess remains cancelled, but is expected to be restored Wednesday.
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Spokesman Dan Stessel says it appears the transit system weathered the storm well. He says they were most worried about flooding, downed trees and power problems. But Metro crews weren’t finding major damage.
Stessel says there was some water infiltration but no significant flooding and few downed trees that would affect the transit system.
Metro is the nation’s second-busiest transit system after New York City based on weekly ridership.
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