Train service on a commuter line between Connecticut and New York City has been severely limited since Wednesday morning, after a failed Con Edison feeder cable led to a lack of power.
On weekdays, the Metro-North New Haven line carries about 130,000 passengers, The New York Times reported. It runs between New Haven, Conn. and Grand Central Terminal, in Manhattan.
Metro-North has organized shuttle buses to get commuters to other, working lines, and is running limited diesel-powered train service on the affected route.
As evidenced by photos posted to the company's Flickr page, Con Ed is hard at work. The bad news: Repairs like this "typically take 2-3 weeks."
A Con Ed spokesperson said the company will likely have another update on repairs overnight or Friday morning.
Here's a map showing current Metro-North service:
And for the next few weeks, this is likely what train platforms will look like:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Kevin Ortiz
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