Hundreds of 7 Train Passengers Rescued Hours After Getting Stuck in Tunnel

A 7 train making its way into Manhattan became stuck, stranding about 750 passengers Sunday afternoon for roughly two hours, this after it hit some sort of metal object, the MTA said.

According to the transportation agency, the train came in contact with a metal object in the Steinway tube, under the East River, around 5:16 p.m. and that is what caused it to get stuck.

The 7 service was suspended for hours between Hunters Point Av and 34 St-Hudson Yards as crews worked to remove the debris from the tracks near Grand Central-42 St.

According to the FDNY, firefighters responded after units received a report of a fire.

“Units were

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