Watch The Gap: Union Square Subway Station Has Most Falls

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Better mind the gap at the Union Square subway station.

Statistics show the subway station leads the system in number of falls from the platform: a total of 14 riders fell  between 2008 and 2009.

It’s the same station where a 41-year-old man fell Friday night as he was pinned by a train. He’s recovering and is said to be in critical condition.

The Daily News cites a combination of platform extenders and high ridership as contributing to the number of incidents.


One Comment

  1. Obvious says:

    The gap fillers do not match up with the train doorways, and haven’t done so for any train class from R62, upwards.

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