NEW YORK — MTA subway service is returning to normal after a power outage at rail control that snarled train service Wednesday afternoon.
The outage was reported at 1:30 p.m. on the MTA’s website.
Shortly after 2 p.m., the MTA’s website showed “Good Service” on all lines except for Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
By 4:15 p.m., The MTA posted to its website that regular service as resumed on the Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 trains with residual delays.
The agency said those lines were delayed because of a power outage, though earlier the MTA’s website said signal problems were affecting those trains.
Subway riders should allow for extra time during the commute.
Uber will be expanding their $5 UberPOOL in response to the subway delays.
“Due to the widespread disruptions in the subway system, Uber NYC will be expanding the $5 uberPOOL zone to cover all five boroughs until 10:00pm. We encourage riders to use uberPOOL to get more people in fewer cars, reduce the impact of higher fares caused by increased demand and limit congestion,” a spokesperson for Uber said Wednesday.