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MTA to discipline workers after debris fell on tracks, NJ Transit derailment sparked morning delays

By: Adam Shrier, Thomas Tracy, Reuven Blau, Catherina Gioino

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A New Jersey Transit train derailed at Penn Station early Wednesday, sparking another morning rush hour nightmare during the "summer of hell," officials said. (MARCUS SANTOS)

The MTA will discipline workers responsible for letting trash fall off a waste transport train — debris that triggered a series of subway delays and contributed to Wednesday morning’s rush-hour mayhem.

The garbage fell on the tracks and caused a Q train to get stuck north of the Canal St. station at approximately 6 a.m. The same train got jammed up at the DeKalb Ave. stop in Brooklyn close to 45 minutes later, transit officials said.

The breakdowns had a ripple effect and created a rush-hour nightmare for thousands of commuters.

Service was delayed or rerouted on the D, E, F, M, N, Q and R lines, MTA officials said.

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