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.

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The breakdown happened around 5 p.m. – leaving passengers in overcrowded stations fuming and venting the frustration of social media.

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A second train was moved right behind the stalled one so passengers could move into the rescue train.

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The stalled train then had to be towed away while service resumed on one track.