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From: Ruben Safir
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Subject: Re: [Hangout - NYLXS] A train derailment
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On 06/28/2017 05:50 AM, Ruben Safir wrote:
> I just barely missed the derailment yesterday and today face a trek
> uptown without functioning service. I'm so sick of the MTA and their
> excuses for breaking the subway at the costs of billions of dollars.
NEW YORK (AP) =E2=80=94 The Latest on a Harlem subway derailment (all times=
New York City transit officials say a preliminary investigation
indicates a subway train derailment was caused by "an improperly secured
piece of replacement rail" that was stored on the tracks.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said in a statement late
Tuesday that the cause appears to be human error and not a track defect.
The train derailed Tuesday morning as it entered a station in Harlem,
injuring nearly three dozen people and sparking major delays.
In its statement, the MTA says crews are inspecting "every inch of rail"
to ensure that replacement parts are properly stored and secured.
The MTA also says crews will be working throughout the night to try to
restore normal service by Wednesday morning's commute.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it expects to
resume limited service on the A, B, and D lines following a subway
derailment in Harlem.
Transit officials say power will be restored on the local tracks at
about 5 p.m. Tuesday. Service on the C line remains suspended.
Fire officials say 34 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries when
the subway train derailed Tuesday morning, frightening passengers and
causing system-wide delays.
Officials say the derailed train is in the process of being removed from
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