What you need to know for your Wednesday travel plans
HARTFORD — Mass transit systems across the area are mostly returning to normal Wednesday as they dig out of Tuesday’s blizzard. For the latest updates on the weather, click here.
Bradley International Airport is open and crews are continuing with clean up operations. Due to Tuesday’s blizzard, there are a significant number of cancellations. Approximately, 41 percent of departures and 19 percent of arrivals are currently cancelled. They’re also experiencing a number of delays but anticipate flight schedules will return to normal later on Wednesday.
Passengers should check with their airline on their individual flight itineraries and rebooking options.
Real time flight status updates are available on their website. Twitter users can also receive automated updates by tweeting their flight number @BDLFlightInfo.
The air tracking service FlightAware.com says airlines have canceled more than 1,000 U.S. flights on Wednesday after grounding more than 6,200 flights on Tuesday, most of them because of the storm.
FlightAware CEO Daniel Baker predicts “relatively normal” operations on Thursday. The airlines have cancelled nearly 9,000 flights in the last three days.
The Metro-North Railroad is operating on a modified schedule into and out of New York’s Grand Central Terminal as it recovers from the snowstorm.
The railroad said Wednesday that it will have some combined and cancelled trains. It said customers should expect some crowds and delays.
Metro-North had suspended service into and out of Grand Central Terminal at noon Tuesday but restored limited service in the evening.
Wednesday morning, Metro-North will operate on a modified weekday schedule that will serve all customers with some combined and canceled trains.
For the latest service, follow transit updates at http://www.mta.info.
Amtrak will operate on modified schedule in the Northeast region on Wednesday due to the winter storm. Passengers holding reservations are strongly encourage to monitor conditions and make any necessary changes in advance of their scheduled departure using http://www.Amtrak.com.
Peter Pan bus service has resumed, but select schedules remain cancelled.