Daily News staffer stuck on A train all night - 12/27

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Daily News staffer stuck on A train all night - 12/27

Post by Otto Vondrak » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:04 am

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/201 ... in_re.html
Some 500 weary and frustrated straphangers have been stuck on a disabled A train in Queens for six hours after the blizzard sapped power to the third rail.

"This train is completely dead," the conductor announced at one point.

The Manhattan-bound subway, filled with passengers from Kennedy Airport who already had waited hours for flights that were ultimately canceled, came to an abrupt halt between the Aqueduct and Rockaway Blvd. stations. The train has since been moved to Aqueduct station, but the passengers have not been let out despite the desperate need for bathrooms, water and food.
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Re: Daily News staffer stuck on A train all night - 12/27

Post by Otto Vondrak » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:26 am

WCBS-AM has just interviewed a woman from Scarsdale who was stuck on that train, they wre just moved to another train and are finally on their way after being stuck or seven hours.
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Re: Daily News staffer stuck on A train all night - 12/27

Post by Jeff Smith » Tue Dec 28, 2010 9:34 am

I smell a book. There was a book with a similar real-life-stuck-on-the-train premise from an incident back in the 80's, I think.
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Re: Daily News staffer stuck on A train all night - 12/27

Post by HBLR » Thu Dec 30, 2010 3:50 am

This is why i always carry water and food on me when i go out.
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