L train commuters are feeling the sweet, sweet pain this morning, due to a dreaded "earlier incident" involving a train with mechanical problems at Montrose Avenue and Morgan Avenue. This recurring L line burning sensation has resulted in those lovely "residual delays" with which we've become all too familiar.
— NYCT Subway (@NYCTSubway) January 13, 2016
At this point, living along the L line is for like being in an abusive relationship with the MTA.
When will we leave this abusive relationship? The L train is never gonna change.
— SUE SMITH (@suesmith666) January 13, 2016
Even MTA workers have accepted the grim nihilistic reality of life, or whatever you want to call it, along the L line, according to one survivor's sad account:
For more on this morning's l'apocalypse, we turn to Twitter:
— jakey (@jakep211) January 13, 2016
L train is in shambles this morning @MTA suck hella dick
— Fuzzy Brown Souf (@SimplySOUF) January 13, 2016
L Train, you never fail ... to always fail.
— Robert Gotsis (@REGotsis) January 13, 2016
I've stood closer to men on the morning L train then I have on most Tinder dates.
— Adrianne (@ABenzion) January 13, 2016
This morning's disruption comes after M train riders were stranded for roughly two hours on the Williamsburg Bridge last night around 9 p.m. due to debris on the tracks. Service on the J and M lines was suspended in both directions between Manhattan and Brooklyn while workers cleared the debris, and passengers on the stranded train were finally escorted onto a rescue train around 10 p.m.
The J and M are delayed this morning due to an earlier signal problem at Essex Street.
The good news is, everyone who reads this will have "Jump Around" in their heads all day. Happy Wednesday!
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.