Subway Crew Suspended In Open-Door Incident

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it suspended crew members from an elevated subway train that opened its doors before all the cars had pulled into the platform.

No passengers stepped out.

MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz told the Wall Street Journal that the conductor and the operator of the Brooklyn-bound M train have been suspended with pay while the MTA investigates.

A video taken by a passenger when the doors opened showed a narrow walkway beneath the tracks and the street below.

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  • Jack Gordon

    That is not fair. If you swipe your MTA card for select bus.

    But lose the Receipt

    You are charge $100.00 fine. MTA ticket checker goons.

    While these- lazy MTA workers was not operating a Safe MTA
    M train, with doors wide open!

    They should not get paid while not working…so they will concentrate while they
    are on the time clock working at the MTA!!!!!!


  • the bandid

    crew suspended with pay, big deal, no wander they dont care, even if they dont work they get full pay, that is the MTA

  • polpolk

    isnt that dangerous too

  • Rick

    All I see is someone floating over the snow.

    • William

      Didn’t even notice that :)) that was a good one

    • Silly Muggle

      Clearly some sort of wizard.

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