Passenger train hits work train at 96th Street – NBC New York

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A subway struck another subway from behind at a Manhattan station Thursday, causing some type of derailment, according to MTA sources, with officials investigating. The MTA said the collision caused a “major disruption” to subway service for the evening commute through Manhattan.

The incident at the 96th Street station near Broadway was reported around 3 p.m. MTA sources say a northbound Commuter 1 train struck the rear of a work train, causing an accident on the Upper West Side. Hui.

The investigation is still in its initial stages and there is still a lot of activity outside the subway station.

According to police, at least eight people have suffered minor injuries. The passenger train was evacuated.

No other details were immediately available.

Which subways are affected for the evening commute?

Traffic in the area was badly affected. The MTA said there is no 1/2/3 service across much of Manhattan Thursday evening. Check the latest MTA status here.

The MTA is advising for service between Manhattan and Brooklyn, passengers take the N/Q/R trains and for service between Manhattan and the Bronx, passengers take the BX19. For service through Manhattan, the MTA stated that passengers should take the A/B/C/D trains.

Governor Kathy Hochul said in a post on Twitter that she had been briefed about the derailment.



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