Track fire disrupts A, B, C, D subway service

Firefighters are investigating a track fire at the 145th St. station on Monday

Firefighters are investigating a track fire at the 145th St. station on Monday

B and C trains were suspended when an hours-long track fire erupted near West 145th Street on Monday morning, disrupting service along the A and D lines as well, officials said.

It's another Monday in paradise, and the subway is snarled with delays thanks to a track fire at 145th Street.

Service resumed after about an hour, around 7:45 a.m., with delays of up to an hour both ways.

D trains were down between 125th Street and Norwood Avenue, the MTA said. The Morris and Essex Line service was temporarily suspended in both directions between Chatham and Summit due to a trespasser fatality near Chatham.

There is no B train service between Bedford Pk Blvd and Brighton Beach in both directions.

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Some northbound D trains are terminating at 36 St (Brooklyn), W 4 St-Washington Sq or 34 St-Herald Sq.

The track fire comes as the MTA prepares to start a second straight week of FASTRACK repairs on the line.

A trains were suspended between 125th Street and 207th Street, but running local along the rest of the line, the MTA said.

Those who planned to take the A, B, C or D trains from 145th Street left the station to find alternate routes. Some A, B, C and D trains were also stalled in tunnels in the area. Customers are advised to use M3 or M4 buses making nearby station stops.

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