Subway Riders Direct Rage at Gov. Cuomo After Train Derailment

June 27, 2017 1:03pm | Updated June 27, 2017 1:03pm
Governor Cuomo sends off Franklin Delano Roosevelt Packard at the New York State Museum on March 28, 2017.
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While the MTA cautioned it was working to determine what caused a Manhattan derailment of the A train Tuesday morning, New York City residents wasted no time determining where to lay the blame.

Governor Andrew Cuomo's official Twitter account was bombarded with rage-filled tweets from New Yorkers who have had just about enough of the failures of the MTA, which Cuomo oversees through board appointments.

As some pointed out, it was Cuomo's introduction of free Wi-Fi in all subway stations that enabled straphangers to vent their frustrations on social media in real time.

While Cuomo didn't tweet anything about the derailment, his last tweet on the status of the health care bill in Congress drew the ire of his constituents closer to home.