NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The MTA may say the L train repairs are ahead of schedule, but you couldn’t tell looking at Thursday’s rush hour commute.
The MTA says a train stalled in the East River Tunnel, leaving passengers stuck in packed, steamy cars on the near 90-degree day.READ MORE: Police: 2 Men Wanted In Violent Queens Home Invasion Stole $3,000 From Woman At Gunpoint
The breakdown happened around 5 p.m. – leaving passengers in overcrowded stations fuming and venting the frustration of social media.READ MORE: Police: 14-Year-Old Robbed Inside Bronx Laundromat
A second train was moved right behind the stalled one so passengers could move into the rescue train.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Man Charged With Murder In Quadruple Stabbing That Killed Good Samaritan
The stalled train then had to be towed away while service resumed on one track.