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City that never sleeps is back on track - below ground

To the relief of New York strap-hangers, the city's subways have returned to service after a three-day strike before Christmas inconvenienced millions of commuters, shoppers, and visitors. This week transit workers will vote on a tentative new contract. While union members cast their ballots, here are some statistics about the 101-year-old subway system:
Number of cars: 6,200
Fleet miles traveled in 2004: 352 million
Annual ridership: 1.4 billion
Avg. number of daily riders: 7 million
Length of the "A" train route: 31 miles
Number of stations: 468
Miles of track in passenger service: 660
Cost of one-way fare: $2
- Associated Press

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