FDNY firefighters escorted about 100 passengers from a derailed G Train overnight.


Three people were injured and taken to the hospital, including one woman overcome by the heat, officials said.

The train jumped the tracks at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn around 10:15 p.m. Thursday.

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As of 7:30 a.m. MTA.info was reporting that that G trains were running with huge delays and shuttle buses between some stations (see below and www.mta.info for more info ).

Passengers posted video showing firefighters, cops, and MTA personnel on the scene.

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In one video posted on YouTube by user Sephiroth Egret , the trademark good humor of the city’s Bravest is on full display.
In it, the derailed G Train’s door slid open and in walked one of the firefighters..

“Hey everybody!” he said.

“Hey!” the beleaguered but calm passengers replied.

“How’s everybody doing? Anybody hurt?”

No, they replied,

“Everybody scared s--tless?”



  • There will be limited G service between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Court Sq.
  • There will be extremely limited G service between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Fulton St running in both directions on the Queens-bound track only. Customers can also use the B38 bus on DeKalb Av (southbound) and Lafayette Av (northbound) as an alternative.
  • Shuttle buses will be running between the Bedford-Nostrand avenues stop, and Hoyt-Schermerhorn in both directions.
  • Some A trains are running local between Utica Avenue and Hoyt-Shcermerhorn in both directions.
  • Free transfers will be available from Fulton St on the G Line to Lafayette Av on the C Line as well as from Broadway on the G to Lorimer St on the J/M/Z Lines.
  • No G service between Fulton St and Church Av. From Church Av, customers should take the F. G Line customers between Bergen St and Church Av who normally transfer between the G and A or C at Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts should transfer between the F and A or C at Jay St-MetroTech instead.
  • More info at mta.info.

John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter@nyc_oz.
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