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Two Stalled Trains + Sick Passenger = Morning Commute Problems On A, B, C, D, F, N, Q And R Trains

Great job, everyone: Subway passengers leave Rockefeller Center after a classic commute
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Great job, everyone: Subway passengers leave Rockefeller Center after a classic commute John Del Signore / Gothamist

If some of your work colleagues arrive drenched in sweat, it might be due to the fact that the A, B, C, D, F, N, Q and R trains were all delayed. But for different reasons!

A train stalled at Canal Street, and then another one at DeKalb Avenue, which sent the B, D, N, Q, and R trains into delay mode:

Gothamist Editor-in-Chief John Del Signore, already aggravated by "a 20-minute wait" for an M train at Marcy Avenue in Brooklyn, wound up on the F to Broadway-Lafayette, where he hopped onto what was supposed to be an uptown express B train. "Big mistake. Just sitting here in the steam," he said. "Passing the time naming the rivulets of sweat rolling down my back. They all empty into Lake Cuomo."

(Another F train finally arrived, rescuing Del Signore.)

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On a packed F train this morning (John Del Signore / Gothamist)


There was also a sick passenger at Jay Street-Metrotech:

To be fair, @NYCTSubway was really trying to respond to as many people as possible:

Governor Cuomo, who controls the MTA, says congestion pricing can help fund the agency. Cuomo also wants NYC to kick in more money, and Mayor de Blasio is proposing to tax the rich.

Update: Then the 7 bit it, due to "FDNY activity" at Grand Central:

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