Broken Rail Condition Causes Major Delays on 7 Line

By Spectrum News Staff New York City |

NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says service on the 7 train has resumed with residual delays after a broken rail condition snarled the morning commute. The problem was first reported around 7 a.m. near Queensboro Plaza.

Crowds quickly built up on subway platforms in Manhattan and Queens. There were also extensive delays reported on the E, M, F, and R lines.

The MTA says riders should expect residual delays.The Long Island Rail Road is allowing MetroCard holders to board at no additional charge at Flushing-Main St, 61 St-Woodside and Penn Station.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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