Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) cameras captured the preparation before the storm hit, the immediate aftermath, and the quick recovery after Hurricane Sandy left the NYC transit system battered and flooded. View lots more on MTA’s YouTube Channel.
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crews ready Penn Station for a possible storm surge:
Flooding, trees, and debris render NYC subways and LIRR tracks temporarily unuseable:
Crews pump, clean and dry the system’s tunnels and tracks back into pre-storm conditions: