USA (Mckoy’s News) – Subway Derailment Causes Chaotic Morning Commute: A subway train derailed Tuesday morning at the 125th Street subway station, sources told the Post.
The incident at St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem involved a power outage that stopped subway service on the A, B, C and D lines, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.
“Train derailment near 125 A train. Huge bang, sparks and smoke. We were stuck underground for a while but it seems nobody was hurt<‘ tweeted @gcmarts.
The investigation between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and 125th Street is causing delays in both directions on the four lines, according to the MTA.
The A, C and D trains are holding in stations in both directions, the MTA announced.
There is no B train service between Brighton Beach and 145th Street in both directions.
The outage occurred about 9:50 a.m. Tuesday.
The MTA did not provide details about the reported derailment, but some passengers posted messages that they were evacuated from a train involved in a crash.
“Just got evacuated from a smoke filled train in probably the most terrifying 15 minutes of my NYC life,” tweeted @RokhlK.
“There was a crash and the subway literally broke. F—eerie. The floor of the train was literally broken,” the passenger added.
Another passenger said the train derailed.
“Just got off the derailed A train that crashed into the subway wall,”
Contributed by Dr Colin O Jarrett