VIDEO: Morning Rush Subway Service Disrupted By Man Walking On Tracks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It was a rough morning commute for subway riders in Manhattan due to a person on the tracks.

Service on the 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 lines experienced delays.

A man was on the tracks between Christopher Street and 14th Street on the 1, 2 and 3 line at around 8:01 a.m.

That resulted in power being switched off to all tracks between 34th Street and Christopher Street.

The man was ultimately taken into custody and power was restored at around 8:39 a.m., the MTA said.

“We commend the train and police personnel who got this trespasser removed safely and thank our customers for their patience during the ordeal,” an MTA spokesperson said.

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