Subway service changes to know following Port Authority blast


An explosion in the subway station under the Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday morning is causing a number of service disruptions, the MTA said.

The blast occurred around 7:25 a.m. in the underground passageway that connects Times Square and Eighth Avenue, police said. One man was taken into custody and at least two people suffered nonlife-threatening injuries, according to cops. 

Currently, the 1, 2, 3, A, C, E, N, Q, R, W and 7 trains are bypassing 42nd Street in both directions, the MTA said.

The following service changes are also in effect due to the investigation, per the MTA.

- B train service is suspended.

- There is no 42nd Street shuttle service in both directions.

- M trains are not running between Delancey-Essex Street and Forest Hills-71st Avenue.

- Delays on the A, C, E and L lines in both directions.

 

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