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New York City subway hires security to improve safety

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New Yorkers were forced to go swimming when Tropical Storm Elsa dumped several feet of water into the city’s subway tunnels.

Viral videos show passengers wading through waste-deep water to get to the subway.  Others used garbage bags to hop ‘potato sack race’ style across the platform.

Incredibly enough, the subway service itself was mostly interrupted by the water. What’s your ‘mass transit nightmare’ story?

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