Hundreds Of Thousands Still Without Power
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Irene is gone but not forgotten, and now residents of the Delaware Valley can begin picking up the mess she left behind.
PECO Energy reports they have 225,000 customer outages remaining. Atlantic City Electric had some 67,000 outages and PSE&G has 365,000 customers without power.
On mass transit, SEPTA’s city and suburban divisions are operating with some delays and detours. The El, Broad Street subway, and all trolley routes (except for the 101) are operating. There is no service this morning on the Cynwyd line, Norristown regional rail line, Paoli-Thorndale line, or the Trenton line.
In New Jersey, PATCO is running. NJ Transit rail service remains suspended except for the Atlantic City rail line. NJT buses and light rails are operating on modified schedules, though some bus routes are using detours. Amtrak has no service north of Philadelphia and limited service to Washington. There is no Acela service and no Keystone service.
The airport is gradually getting back to normal. All flights are operating with the exception of a handful of flights on Southwest and US Airways. Check with www.PHL.org for the latest information.
Reported by Al Novack, KYW Newsradio