New York City Subway Power Failure Shuts Down A, C, B, and D Lines

September 13, 2013 10:20 am Last Updated: July 18, 2015 5:19 pm

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.

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Following an earlier incident at 81 St, A Subway Line IconB Subway Line IconC Subway Line IconD Subway Line IconE Subway Line Icon & M Subway Line Icon train service has resumed with extensive delays. 

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