In a nightmare for New York commuters, two subway trains became stuck in a tunnel as power blackout caused delays and service disruptions on several lines during the Friday morning rush hour. According to CBS2, an E train got stuck about halfway through a tunnel at the Seventh Avenue and 53rd Street station. A D train was also stuck in the tunnel. Luckily, passengers from both trains were disembarked without incidents.
CBS adds that as of this moment:
- No B train service between Brighton Beach Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard in both directions.
- Some D trains are running on the C line between West 4th Street-Washington Square and 59th Street-Columbus Circle in both directions.
- Some northbound D trains are terminating at 34th Street-Herald Square.
- E trains are running on the F line between West 4th Street-Washington Square and Jackson Heights-Roosevelt in both directions.
- There is no M train service between Chambers and Forest Hills-71st Avenue in both directions.
Assuring even more productivity is lost in the world’s financial capital, subway riders can expect delays on the A, B, C, D, E, F, J, M, N, Q and R trains. LIRR is crossing honoring at Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue, Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike, Forest Hills-71st Avenue, 61st Street-Woodside, and 34th Street-Pen Station.