A second and third MTA construction worker were struck by a train yesterday. Mavin Franklin, 55, was struck and killed after being dragged by the train. Jeffrey Hill, 41, was also struck by the train, but was pulled out alive. Hill is listed in stable condition.
This second death in 5 days promted [...]

Is it me, or does getting a new MetroCard throw off your morning “flow?”
I’m talking about the days when you don’t realize that your monthly pass has expired. You swipe in your normal hurry, and DENIED.
Without fail, there will then be a empty train filled with open seats approaching your stop. Of course, there’s no [...]

So yesterday afternoon, SUBWAYblogger went to the Yankees vs Red Sox game (which by the way the Yankees finally won).  Getting up there was a complete nightmare.  Like a complete idiot, SUBWAYblogger forgot that the A and C lines were scheduled to be all F-ed up.
First, there’s no C trains at all.  Damn.  Then, the [...]

Introducing: unRAILED.com

Posted on April 28th, 2007 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

Ladies and Gentlemen,
We are proud to present the newest addition to the SUBWAYblogger family: unRAILED.com.
Shouldn’t it be “derailed.com?” Well, yeah…but that domain name was already taken. Plus, unRAILED.com is a little more quirky in that it really isn’t a word. Who knows, maybe it will become mainstream one day!
What is unRAILED.com? [...]

The NYPD has been doing a sneaky sting operation lately in the subway. They leave a bag of goodies sitting by itself somewhere in the system, and wait for someone to pick it up. So a bag of electronics is left sitting near a bench or on a train seat. Somebody comes [...]

The NYPD has been doing a sneaky sting operation lately in the subway. They leave a bag of goodies sitting by itself somewhere in the system, and wait for someone to pick it up. So a bag of electronics is left sitting near a bench or on a train seat. Somebody comes [...]

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