NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) â The MTA may say the L train repairs are ahead of schedule, but you couldnât tell looking at Thursdayâs 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: Caught On Video: Police Say Man Suspected Of Robbing 7 Unsuspecting Seniors In The Bronx
The breakdown happened around 5 p.m. â leaving passengers in overcrowded stations fuming and venting the frustration of social media.READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Family Speaks Publicly For 1st Time Since Her Body Was Found: 'We Can't Let Her Name Be Taken In Vain'
A second train was moved right behind the stalled one so passengers could move into the rescue train.MORE NEWS: New York City Teachers, Staff Face New Vaccine Deadline, But Some Look To Push Legal Battle To Supreme Court
The stalled train then had to be towed away while service resumed on one track.