Brooklyn subway station literally crumbles, sparking delays

Commuters on Friday had a rough ride, with stalled trains and falling concrete snarling the subway.

The Nos. 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains were rerouted and delayed because of concrete falling at the Hoyt St. station in Brooklyn.

Meanwhile, a signal problem at the busy Lexington Ave.-59th St. station delayed the N, Q, R and W lines. And in Queens, a train with mechanical problems at Forest Hills-71st Ave. slowed down the E and F lines.

John Raskin, the head of Riders Alliance, a grassroots transit group, issued a blistering statement against Gov. Cuomo for offering “excuses” to transit riders who regularly face chaotic commutes.

“The worst delay riders face today is the delay in Gov. Cuomo taking responsibility for fixing public transit, which is falling apart on his watch,” Raskin said. “As our subway system crumbles, riders want to know: where is the Governor? And when will he come up with a vision for bringing subway service up to par?”

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