Hundreds evacuated from subway trains after power outage

Two subway trains became stuck in the Harlem River tube on Sunday night when a power outage caused the disruption of several lines — leaving hundreds of passengers to be evacuated, sources said.

A southbound 2 Train and northbound 3 Train were traveling through the tunnel at around 10:40 p.m. when a transit power outage at Rail Control Center disrupted service, according to law enforcement sources.

A total of 150 people were evacuated from the southbound 2 Train and 250 were evacuated from the northbound 2 Train, the sources said.

The MTA said “a power surge disrupted the connection between the Rail Control Center and our signaling systems.”

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