New York subway stations in Manhattan hit by power outages – CNN

The New York subway system was experiencing power outages throughout Manhattan on Saturday, the agency managing the trains said.

Theatergoers gather under darkened marquees on Broadway.

Police officers were directing traffic at other major thoroughfares. The New York Fire Department said it received reports of people stuck in elevators on the Upper West Side and subway passengers stuck on trains.

Saturday marked the 42nd anniversary of the 1977 blackout, which affected much of the city for 48 hours and resulted in widespread looting, arson and other criminal activities.

Source: New York subway stations in Manhattan hit by power outages – CNN

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