Sandy Floods NYC Subway System

The largest rapid-transit system in the U.S. took a hit from the storm.
3:00 | 10/30/12

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Five million people take in New York City subways every day -- this morning the entire system they shut down seven subway tunnels under the East River flooded. And the electricity that powers. Those that -- the system is turned off to contain the salt water damage. Getting the trains up and running again will be a massive undertaking. They could be anywhere between fourteen. Hours due to four days just to -- the -- out. And then we have to you know essentially -- Inspect every inch rail and expect all the infrastructure and -- and make sure that we can provide seats are -- -- so. Needless to say that this could -- be pretty -- process. Now -- head of the MTA says this is the worst disaster in the 108. Year history of the city's system. The subways and buses are album operation indefinitely we did that interview there really is no. Concrete timeline for getting the system back up and running and as the subways goes so goes the city that's a major major issue to deal with in the storm's aftermath largest rapid transit system. In the country --

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