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Subway derailment causes delays

Posted on June 2, 2005

A New York City Transit (NYCT) subway work train derailed in Brooklyn this week, knocking out sections of the Manhattan-bound F and G lines for hours and leaving commuters confused and frustrated.

At about 4 a.m. Tuesday, a five-car vacuum train cleaning debris from the track bed went off the rails after a curve on an elevated section of tracks, according to the New York Daily News.

NYCT officials said that until repairs are complete, Manhattan-bound F trains will not stop around the stretch of affected track.

No one was hurt in the accident.

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