A, B, C, D subways disrupted due track fire in Harlem

Gwen Vasquez
July 17, 2017

It suspended service on the B and C lines, and partially suspended A and D train service. The fire was contained by 9:30 a.m., but as a result of the incident there were no trains running on the alphabet line beyond 125th Street for a while. Riders from Brooklyn to Manhattan were inconvenienced during their morning commute.

D trains were down between 125th Street and Norwood Avenue, the MTA said. The authority urged people to remain on their trains, apparently a precaution after a recent A train derailment in Harlem that prompted some riders to self-evacuate. The fire occurred the second week the MTA planned to conduct FASTRACK repairs on the A, C, B and D lines.

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Another Monday morning, another subway meltdown.

A New York City Fire Department spokeswoman told am New York that the fire was sparked by garbage on the track. Commuters are escorted out of the front door of a southbound A train between 155th St. and 163rd St: The FDNY said they are having a problem finding the source of the track fire.

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