UPDATE: Service has been restored with extensive delays.
NEW YORK—The Metropolitan Transportation Authority shut down service between 59th and 125th Street stations due to a power failure at the 81st Street station.
At 10:01 a.m., the MTA extended the service outage up to Brighton Beach on the B line and up to Euclid Ave. on the C line.
A spokesperson with the MTA said that no estimate is available for when the service will be restored. The power failure is affecting signals, the spokesperson added.
For additional information see below. For current status visit www.mta.info.
Following an earlier incident at 81 St, , , , , & train service has resumed with extensive delays.
— NYCT Subway Service (@NYCTSubwayScoop) September 13, 2013
Whatever you do, avoid the subway right now. It’s a mess. Transferring for the 5th time in one trip #nyc
— rick raymond (@therick14) September 13, 2013
— Rebecca Saidlower (@RSaidlower) September 13, 2013