Subway Track Fire Disrupts 1 Train Service in Upper Manhattan
UPPER MANHATTAN — A subway track fire that broke out Monday evening briefly disrupted service on the 1 train in Upper Manhattan, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.
The fire on the northbound tracks at the West 181st Street station broke out just before 9 p.m., the MTA and FDNY said. Workers shut down power to the third rail, the FDNY said.
The MTA briefly halted 1 train service in much of Upper Manhattan, but the fire was quickly put out and regular service resumed about 9:20 p.m., the MTA said.
The MTA advised straphangers to expect delays along the 1 line.