34 people injured in subway train derailment between 135th Street and 125th Street in Manhattan, New York

Modified Date: 
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:48am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Subway Derailment in Manhattan Injures Dozens

The damage was so severe — with about 200 feet of track and multiple signals damaged and mounds of concrete shorn from the walls — that a track worker said it was highly unlikely that regular service along the line could be restored by the end of the day.

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Transit officials said previously that it appears the derailment was caused by an improperly secured piece of replacement rail that was stored on the tracks. 

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Cuomo, speaking at a conference for the MTA Genius Transit Challenge, which is seeking innovative solutions for the city's transit woes, said he's asked Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota to come up with a reorganization plan in 30 days and an equipment review in 60 days.

Topics: 
Mass Transit
Roadway: 
135th Street

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