Archive for August, 2009

Monday’s NYCT Service Alerts Roundup

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Yesterday afternoon I caught two interesting/funny service alerts posted at mta.info. The first one mentions Bowling Green-bound (5) trains, when (5) trains go all the way to Flatbush Av. Oops. The second one describes a low power condition at Grand Av. What’s a “low power condition”, what causes it, and how does it actually affect the trains or signals?

Oops: should say Flatbush Avenue-bound

Oops: should say Flatbush Avenue-bound

What's a "low power condition"???

What's a "low power condition"???

Power outage on the Brighton Line

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

There’s a temporary loss of power between the Prospect Park and Parkside Avenue stations on the Brighton Line. Those NYC Subway commuters are in for some delays…

MTA New York City Transit - Service Alert

MTA New York City Transit - Service Alert

And this is after there were big problems out in the Rockaways this morning, affecting (A) and (S) service.