New York City Subway Crash

On  January 4th Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) leadership responded to the scene of subway derailment at 96 St  1/2/3/ Lines  Station involving a ​ 1 Line  train carrying approximately 300 customers and another 1 Line train that had been taken out of service due to vandalism with no customers on board.  At approximately 3:00 p.m. the two  trains were traveling northbound leaving 96 St Station at slow speeds at which time the trains bumped into each other and both derailed. There were no reported serious injuries.    The investigation into this incident is ongoing. New York City Transit (NYCT) crews will be on site through the night to restore service as soon as possible.

-via Press Release

This article was posted on: January 5, 2024