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Dozens of MTA workers, stranded in Coney Island terminal

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[float=left]post-5097-0-49450200-1352814438_thumb.jpg[/float]Transit workers stationed in Coney Island during Hurricane Sandy say they could have drowned in the deluge — including two so sure they were goners that they started saying their Hail Marys on the top of a truck.

 

Coney Island may have been a mandatory evacuation zone, but dozens of transit workers were called to the seaside post as Hurricane Sandy approached so they could help protect against the storm, then restore service as quickly as possible.

 

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They still had people report there with no power heat or water when they "resumed" service on those lines as well...

 

Folks just sat in the dark....

 

The Tracks had power but the terminal did not...

 

That wasnt the only place like that down here the Union was on the case though...

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Reminds me of that 2010-2011 Snow storm chaos.

 

the chaos also affected passengers that were stuck on subway trains for a very long time during the December 26, 2010 blizzard

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Stupid question, but how could have the workers drowned if the terminal is elevated?

 

 

That's what I'm trying to figure out. Why didn't everyone get to the platform when they saw things getting out of hand?

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