- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City’s Penn Station became a warm haven for dozens of homeless during the height of the snowstorm.

Salman Tahir was working the overnight shift at a newsstand. He says that at one point at least 300 homeless people were sleeping in the upper level of the rail hub.

With no trains running, many of them sought refuge in the midtown Manhattan terminal.

The city announced that the MTA will start phasing in service at 9 a.m. Tuesday and expects to be back on a Sunday schedule by noon.

Tahir says police couldn’t tell the homeless to go out because it was too cold. He says “It’s against human rights.”

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