Do you ever wonder if train operators or motormen are messing with the passengers? On purpose?
For example, how many time have you arrived at an express stop on a local train when you can see an express train waiting across the platform. However, the express train manages to close its doors just before the [...]

Wow…I think this may be the most pissed off subway door operator ever. He’s really screaming mad.
Somewhere on the train, people are holding the doors, and he’s going nuts.
“Let’s go, let’s go!”  “Get away from the doors”  “Front section, we’re waiting on YOU.” 
Have to say, I kinda like it. He’s telling it the way it [...]

iPods and the subway go together like peanut butter and jelly. That’s just a fact of life in today’s NYC.
Here’s a fun game, next time you are on the subway, look around. Count how many iPods you can spot. Then count how many of them you can hear from clear across the train.
That’s why it [...]

A new article out on the AP Wire today says that women on crazy diets are actually causing subway delays. That’s right, women who skip meals are fainting on the subway, causing major backups.
Top Causes of Subway Delays

Holding Doors
Stalled Trains
Sick Passengers

Coming in at #3: Sick Passengers. “Sick” covers a variety of situations, but [...]

At what point does it become inappropriate for someone to reach around you to grab hold of a rail? That is this evening’s question to ponder.
What the hell am I talking about? Allow me to explain.
We’ve all been on crowded subway trains. As you know, sometimes you have to get creative in order to find [...]

Somebody buy this guy a drink!
Wesley Autrey was waiting for the 1 train when 18 year old Cameron Hollowpeter suffered a seizure and fell onto the tracks. Autrey jumped down onto the tracks to try and move Hollowpeter off the tracks, but could not get his body back up on the platform.
WNBC has a raw [...]

Back in the groove. Back to work (I’ll get over that soon), and back on the subway.
So far I feel like I’ve already won because I did not need a new MetroCard this morning. Thank goodness! The lines at the MetroCard machines were insane. Lots of people must have used up whatever they [...]

Back To Business for 2007

Posted on January 1st, 2007 by The SUBWAYblogger in Uncategorized

Ahh the first post of the new year.  A fresh slate.  A new beginning.  Back to work…damn.
SUBWAYblogger reader:
“Dude, I thought you wrote this thing from the subway.  What’s the deal lately?”
Yeah, sorry about that.  Hey, it was the holidays and vacation time.  Basically, SUBWAYblogger took a long awaited break from the daily grind.  So, the [...]

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