Debris on Subway Tracks Delay Yellow Lines for 40 Minutes

By Sarah Matheson
Sarah Matheson
Sarah Matheson
Sarah Matheson covers the business of luxury for Epoch Times. Sarah has worked for media organizations in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, and graduated with merit from the Aoraki Polytechnic School of Journalism in 2005. Sarah is almost fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Originally from New Zealand, she now lives next to the Highline in Manhattan's most up-and-coming neighborhood, West Chelsea.
October 3, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

NEW YORK—Debris on train tracks north of the Lexington Avenue Station in Manhattan caused delays during rush hour on the Q, N, and R trains Thursday morning for 40 minutes.

Kevin Ortiz, a spokesman for the MTA, said it was not known what caused the debris.

The delays affected commuters in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Sarah Matheson covers the business of luxury for Epoch Times. Sarah has worked for media organizations in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, and graduated with merit from the Aoraki Polytechnic School of Journalism in 2005. Sarah is almost fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Originally from New Zealand, she now lives next to the Highline in Manhattan's most up-and-coming neighborhood, West Chelsea.