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N.Y. MTA investigating wayward train operator

Posted on August 28, 2014

NEW YORK — The operator of an A train that traveled the wrong way on downtown tracks two weeks ago met with New York City Transit investigators and handed in their radio for inspection, reported amNewYork.

The mix up started when signal problems in the tunnel that carries A and C trains caused a backup that required some downtown trains to turn around. Rail control ordered the train to let passengers off and then pull into a spur track to let it turn around safely, but the train at Canal Street instead headed uptown on the wrong tracks. For the full story, click here.

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