Riders trapped inside subway after track fire snarls morning commute

D train

A, B, C, D subways disrupted due track fire in Harlem

Hundreds of agitated, sweaty NY subway goers squeezed into narrow hallways, stairways and turnstiles unable to even get to the platform since five lines stopped service from a fire at 145th Street.

A report of a trash fire near 145th Street was made at 7:24 a.m., FDNY said.

There will be no D trains between Columbus Circle and Yankee Stadium. 11 were taken to local hospitals.

Power was cut from a southbound train and riders were stuck aboard the train as a result of the smoky tunnel. The fire was ongoing as of 9:00 a.m. with firefighters on the scene, and has been brought under control by 9:30 a.m.

About 15 minutes later she provided the update: 'They finally let us out due to a sick passenger. B train service resumed with delays after being suspended between Bedford Park Boulevard and Brighton Beach in both directions.

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Twitter user Tamara Hansson tweeted, "Now me and several hundred other people are walking to the 145th 1 train".

There is no A Subway train service between 125 St and Inwood-207 St in both directions.

For service to/from the Bronx customers are advised to use 125 St cross town bus to 125 St and Lexington Av, then transfer for the northbound train service making nearby station stops.

There were also huge delays in a similar area of Harlem last month after a train derailed at 125th Street station.

People riding the D train November 4, 2012 in New York City, New York.

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