Thursday, July 10, 2003

JUMPER HALTS EL SERVICE Reports of a jumper near 40 St Station caused major delays on the El last night. At around 5:20pm last night, an unidentified person reportedly jumped in front of a westbound El trains. Reports of 20-25 minute delays throughout the subway portion of the El was reported. Most passengers were forced to detrain at 15 St/City Hall or at 30 St. Service was restored about an hour later, however there were no reports of shuttle buses being deployed to lessen the loads once train service was restored.

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