Normal Train Service Resumes After Subway Derailment | NBC New York

Normal Train Service Resumes After Subway Derailment




    Normal train service has resumed on several lines following an early morning subway derailment, the MTA said.

    Still, straphangers should anticipate some residual delays on the 4, 5 and 6 lines.

    No one was hurt when the No. 6 subway train derailed near 125th Street and Lexington Avenue at about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, officials said. The passengers were evacuated safely, but subsequent service disruptions wreaked havoc on the morning commute.

    A transit worker tells NBC New York track work was being performed at the time of the derailment.

    The 6 train may have been trying to pass the track work slowly, but an entire car and a wheel of a second car derailed. Crews removed the derailed car by 11:30 a.m. and inspectors checked out the track to make sure it was safe for use.