The entire subway system was hit with numerous problems Thursday evening, from power outages and a manhole fire to doors that opened onto the tracks.
Service has been restored on the Long Island Rail Road’s Long Beach, Babylon, Far Rockaway, and West Hempstead Branches following earlier signal trouble at Valley Stream.
Service on the L Line subway was back to normal Saturday, after commuters were subjected to a harrowing experience earlier in the week.
As of 10:50 p.m., all North Jersey Coast Line and Northeast Corridor trains leaving New York-Penn Station were subject to 60-90 minute delays because of Amtrak signal issues, NJ TRANSIT spokesman John Durso told WCBS 880.
It was another challenging morning for some NJ TRANSIT riders, although perhaps some of the difficulty was mitigated by virtue of the Columbus Day holiday.
MTA Chairman Jay Walder played damage control Tuesday and said despite a recent Inspector General’s report, subway riders shouldn’t be worried.