Archive for the ‘delays’ Category

BREAKING NEWS: Crane Drops Load At World Trade Center Construction Site, Injuring Construction Worker, says CBS NY

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Crane Drops Load At World Trade Center Construction Site, Injuring Construction Worker, reports CBS New York.

And as a result of this incident, NYCT is reporting that the 1 train is suspended between Chambers St and South Ferry. service alert for suspended (1)

Edit: as per NotifyNYC — Notification issued 2/16/12 at 11:10 AM. 1 train service has been restored between Chambers Street and South Ferry (MN). Expect residual delays and continued emergency service activity near the World Trade Center.

Busted Broadway Bridge Breaks 1 Train Service

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Posted: 12/30/2011 3:24PM

Due to mechanical problems on the Harlem River Bridge, there is no  train service in both directions from the 215th Street Station to the 242nd Street-Van Cortlandt Park Station.

As an alternative, customers are advised to take Bx7 or Bx9 bus making nearby station stops.

Please allow additional travel time.


This has been going on for almost an hour now. They keep sounding the horn as if the bridge is going to be lifted but then nothing happens. I saw a tug boat so it seems as if it may be trying to get under the bridge. Maybe the bridge broke?

And by the way, if the 1 train can’t cross the bridge, neither can the Bx7! And neither can people who take the Bx9 to 225th Street! When the bridge is in this state, trains, vehicles, and pedestrians are all prohibited from crossing the bridge! And Broadway is probably all backed up in both directions! So the suggested alternative is practically useless!

Photo of flooded Trenton, NJ train station

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Mel Evans/AP


West Side IRT was out of commission last night

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The West Side IRT lines (1/2/3) through midtown Manhattan were suspended and/or rerouted for a while yesterday, apparently due to signal problems in the area of the 42 St-Times Square station. This likely caused higher loads along parallel subway routes and generally delayed and annoyed a lot of people.

Screenshot of the service notice

C train was suspended for a bit this morning

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

It’s never a good thing to see “Suspended” listed as the “Current Service Status” for a subway line.

Bx10 bus accident Monday in Spuyten Duyvil

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Monday afternoon there was an accident involving a New York City Transit bus on the Bx10 route and a car. The car fared much worse than the bus it seems. The driver of the car had to be cut out with the Jaws of Life. This section of Johnson Avenue was closed for a while and all buses and cars coming down Kappock Street had to be diverted to Palisade Avenue. And all through this there was no mention of the service change on

My wife happened upon the accident scene and took the following cell phone photos.

Note: the bus involved in the accident was 2009 Orion VII Next Generation (NG) Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) #4379.

Broken Escalators at PATH World Trade Center Station

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Apparently there was only one working up escalator this morning at PATH’s World Trade Center station. This, folks, sure looks like Pedestrian Level of Service F (LOS F).

Photo by: Remy

Metro-North New Haven Line DERAILMENT this morning

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

a derailed Metro-North train is seen causing a big mess

A Metro-North/CDOT electric M.U. set derailed near the Stamford Yard this morning blocking some tracks and slowing the departure of trains from the yard. As a result service is delayed and conditions on-board are reported to be quite crowded.

Photo is from 1010 WINS. Story via MNCR, SubChat, and 1010 WINS.

Graffiti vandal loses leg in subway tunnel

Monday, February 15th, 2010

These people do not belong in subway tunnels, and they should not be vandalizing public property. Let what happened to this kid be a lesson to others like him.

Boy’s Leg Is Severed in Tunnel on N Line

(1) and (6) trains had big problems this morning

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

Service Alerts Screenshot

Things did not look good for the IRT No. 1 and 6 subway lines this morning. The (1) had signal problems at three different stations all at the same time!

  • 116th Street-Columbia University Station
  • 59th Street-Columbus Circle Station
  • Marble Hill-225th Street Station

While the (6) had a track problem at the Westchester Square Station.

The (1) problems were resolved one by one, with the last one cleared up at 1:41 PM. Unfortunately, at 4:01 PM, more signal problems cropped up along the (1), this time at the 125th Street Station. That issue was fixed over four hours later, at 8:39 PM, according to the service alerts emails.