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Take some signal problems in Queens, a possible track fire in Manhattan and a train with mechanical problems at Brooklyn and you've got a Peak Monday Morning Commute in NYC.

A B train with mechanical issues at DeKalb Avenue resulted in no B service at all between Brighton Beach and Bedford Park Blvd, in both directions. The MTA says: "Some northbound D trains are running on the F Subway line from Coney Island-Stillwell Av to W 4 St-Washington Sq. Some northbound D trains are terminating at 36 St (Brooklyn). Northbound Q trains are running on the R Subway line from DeKalb Av to Canal St. Some northbound Q trains are terminating at Prospect Park. Expect delays in D, F, Q and R train service."

For some commuters, this morning's subway problems feels like a double whammy, coming as they do on the heels of Friday's power outage:

At 10 a.m., Alana Ribowsky, a grants manager in Sunset Park, told us:

I usually catch the D train and my commute is about 50 minutes to Bryant Park. This morning I left the house at 8:20. I got on the D Train and we sat for over 30 minutes. We get one stop away, to 36th st, and they make us all get off the train. This happened on Friday also. The N train across the platform can't take anymore people, and I get on the next train that comes, an R train. About 5 minutes ago we finally got to Atlantic/Barclays and I transferred to a third and hopefully final train.

She added, "Oh, people were literally screaming out of anger at no one in particular. That happened on Friday also. I'm still not at work. I'm actually still in Brooklyn on the 4 train."

The MTA says a "smoke condition north of 14th Street" around 9:20 a.m. led to the 6 being suspended for 20 minutes, with the 4 and 5 trains going local between 14th Street-Union Square and Grand Central Terminal. The FDNY says that there was a possible track fire near Grand Central, which required firefighters to take the 6 train to get there.

Some sort of fire in the 4 5 tunnel at GCT

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The issue has been cleared, but there are still delays. And in Queens, there were signal problems at Howard Beach, causing delays on northbound A trains.

Our own Jake Dobkin was trapped on a D train this morning. He told us, "See you never."

Additional reporting by Jake Offenhartz and Aidan Gardiner

If you found this commute frustrating, tell your state representatives and Governor Cuomo to stop robbing the MTA of badly needed funding and figure out a way to come up with more cash for a 21st Century transit system.