Saturday, September 28, 2013

F Train Hell: 1,300 Commuters Stranded For Hours After Track Snap

92813train.jpgF Train Hell: 1,300 Commuters Stranded For Hours After Track Snap: Gothamist

Most New Yorkers would agree that there's no better way to cap off a long work week than being trapped on a subway for hours with hundreds of other straphangers. So approximately 1,300 commuters are probably counting their lucky stars after they got stuck on the F train for over two hours last night in Manhattan. According to the MTA, a southbound F train ran over a broken rail south of the West 4th Street station around 7:10 p.m.; the train didn't derail, but it couldn't move anywhere on the snapped track. And as you can see in the Tweets and Instagrams below, people were mighty pleased about the situation: