Reason behind Wednesday’s extensive delays on 13 subway lines remains unclear
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The nightmare-ish commute that left 13 train lines extensively delayed because of electrical issues was alleviated Wednesday evening. According to an MTA spokesperson, electrical issue at the Rail Control Center impacted signals across the lines. The agency was able to get the trains up and running at about 6 or 7 p.m., spokesperson Kevin Ortiz said.   Though […]

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Expect extensive delays on 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 train lines as a result of ‘electrical issues’
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The MTA reported that electrical issues have caused extensive delays for most train lines. At 1:17 p.m. the MTA reported issues on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 lines and then followed up with an announcement that stated all lines should expect “extensive delays.” According to spokesperson Kevin Ortiz,  electrical issue at the Rail Control Center […]

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The W train will likely be up and running in Astoria by November
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The MTA’s transit committee voted to approve a plan on Monday that would bring back the W train as soon as November. An initial plan to resurrect the line was announced by the MTA in February. The W line would come back on weekdays and ultimately replace the Q train, which will be rerouted at […]

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Queens pols request full review of ‘infrequent and unreliable’ R train
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The R train, referred to as “Rarely” by some riders, is in desperate need of a review, according to local lawmakers. More than 40 elected officials and transportation groups are turning up the heat on the MTA and demanding that the agency conduct a full review of the R line, which makes stops in Manhattan, Queens […]

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‘Freedom Ticket’ would allow free transfers between rail, subway and bus
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Many southeast Queens residents know all too well that they have some of the longest work commutes in the city. The New York City Transit Riders Council (NYCTRC) is proposing a new fare they say would slash costs and time spent traveling to and from work. The council proposed last week creating a “Freedom Ticket” allowing unlimited subway, bus and Long […]

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