Delays may last into morning commute after signal issues, track fires snarl most subway lines

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NEW YORK (PIX11) -- A track fire and earlier signal problems caused massive subway delays system-wide, according to the MTA.

A track fire on the No. 7 line temporarily halted service between Times Square and Queens Borough Plaza.

System wide delays stemmed from signal issues and track fires. (Photo: Jessica Lovelace)

System wide delays stemmed from signal issues and track fires. (Photo of Grand Central Terminal: Jessica Lovelace)

Nearly every line was effected, causing large crowds of frustrated commuters on the platforms.

The MTA says the delays could last into the Friday morning commute on the 8th Avenue A, C, and E lines.

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1 Comment

  • Francine Smith

    Affected, not effected. Also, the service interruptions on the A, B, C, D, E, F, and M lines were caused by a fire in a manhole at West 4th St that damaged signal cables. The 7 line track fire was a separate issue.

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