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Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
(credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin/Flickr)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Rail That Failed At Subway Derailment Site Was Installed Elsewhere

Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigators have been zeroing in on a recently-installed rail as the cause of a derailment on the F Train last week, and have been trying to determine whether other rails have the same defects.

05/05/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014. (credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

MTA Removes Derailed Cars, Hopes To Restore Full Service By Morning Rush

Crews were working Sunday morning to repair the subway tracks and remove the rest of the F train that derailed in Queens on Friday.

05/04/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014.

(credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Some Queens Subway Service Suspended Overnight As Crews Work To Remove Derailed Train

Local service was restored to the E and F lines Saturday afternoon, but service was suspended again overnight Saturday into Sunday so that crews can finish cleaning up.

05/03/2014

Emergency crews on the scene after a Brooklyn-bound F subway train derailed in Woodside, Queens on May 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews To Work Overnight To Clean Up Subway Train Derailment In Queens

The derailment happened on the express tracks around 10:40 a.m. in a tunnel about 1,200 feet south from the 65th Street station in Woodside.

05/02/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014.

(credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Investigators Seek To Determine What Led To Queens Subway Train Derailment

Nearly seven hours after an F Train derailed in Woodside, Queens, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were still working to determine what went wrong.

05/02/2014

F Train Assault Suspect

Police: Suspect Threw Coffee, Punched Woman On F Train In Queens

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an assault last week on an F Train in Queens.

04/10/2014

Subway (credit: CBS 2)

Verizon Wires Up 35 Subway Stations For Wi-Fi Use

Verizon Wireless customers can now use their cellphones in 35 of New York City’s underground subway stations.

01/28/2014

Boy Resembling Avonte Oquendo

New Photo Shows Boy Resembling Avonte Oquendo On Subway Train

The NYPD has sent out officers to investigate, after a teenager snapped a photo of someone resembling the missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo.

10/30/2013

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Maintenance To Snag Overnight Service On E, F, M, R Subway Lines

Overnight train service between Queens and Manhattan on the E, F, M and R subway lines will be disrupted this week for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s FASTRACK repair program.

10/14/2013

A subway train at 42nd Street - Times Square - Jan. 28, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Riders Turned To Social Media During F Train Mishap

Social media was flooded this weekend with documentation of a frustrating commute on the F Train, in which passengers ended up stuck in a tunnel for two and a half hours.

09/29/2013

Police say this man robbed a woman at a Brooklyn F Train stop. (Credit NYPD)

Cops: Man Threatened, Robbed Woman At Brooklyn F Train Stop

A 62-year-old woman told police that she was walking past a suspect who was sitting on a bench. As she walked past him the man grabbed her bag, threatened her with a firearm, stole her wallet and fled the scene.

09/14/2013

Smith-9th Streets subway station in Brooklyn - April 26, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

State Lawmaker: MTA Is Not Doing Enough For Disabled Commuters

New York State Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to improve accessibility for the disabled at subway stations.

08/25/2013

Queens Subway Assault Suspects

Police Issue Alert For Suspects Who Hurled Anti-Gay Slurs, Allegedly Assaulted Woman On Subway

Police have put out an alert asking the public to help find two men who hurled anti-gay slurs at a group of youth, and allegedly shoved a woman to the floor as she videotaped the incident.

07/06/2013

A subway train. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Subway Work Affecting 14 Lines This Weekend

You might find relief in a nice, cool air-conditioned subway car Saturday, or you might not – given that construction work is altering service for 14 lines than not this weekend.

07/06/2013

Subway Confrontation YouTube Video

Advocates Call For Action After Subway Video With Anti-Gay Slurs, Woman Being Shoved

A video shows a confrontation on a subway train in which a man hurled anti-gay slurs at a group of youth and allegedly shoved a woman to the floor as she videotaped the incident.

07/05/2013

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