Emergency personnel at NYC subway station

Emergency personnel at NYC subway station

This photo provided by Jonathan‏ @ThisIsJCali from his Twitter page shows subway passengers on a D train stuck on the tracks as it was headed to the 125th street station, before the lights went out in the vehicle, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in NY.

Three other trains approaching the station halted in their tracks.

A subway auto derailed in Manhattan Tuesday morning causing at least three minor injuries, CBS New York reports.

Delays were reported throughout the subway system, which has been plagued by problems this year.

A train derailed at a subway station in New York City on Tuesday, injuring at least 34 people, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and media reports.

"The cause appears to be human error, not a track defect".

"NYCT [New York City Transit] is inspecting every inch of rail to ensure that each and every replacement part is properly stored and secured". The MTA says crews will need to work overnight into Wednesday to remove the derailed train and make repairs. The agency was hoping to restore normal service for morning commuters, although they can still expect some delays.

"While the investigation is ongoing, this morning's subway derailment is an unacceptable manifestation of the system's current state".

The No. 1 train prepares to leave the South Ferry Station, Tuesday June 27, 2017, in NY. MTA employees and contractors in hard hats cheered as the first train rolled into the pristine new station. The station reopened Tuesday, almost five years after it was flooded by Super.

Riders had to use an older, outmoded station that only had room for the first five cars of a 10-car train during the lengthy fix process.

Riders had to use the old station once again during the lengthy repairs to the new one. Officials said most of the injuries involved smoke inhalation and none were life-threatening. The train bucked forward and backward, causing two of the train's eight cars to derail and scrape the side of the wall, Lhota said.

The derailment caused suspensions and delays on the A, B, C, D, E, F and M lines.

Passengers told CBS New York they felt the train jump around 125th Street.

The Fire Department of NY says a handful of people were treated for minor injuries at around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Firefighters confirmed there was smoke but no fire.

The panic was caused by the smoke which filled the tunnel.

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says service has resumed on the four subway lines affected by a derailment in Harlem. It slammed into a wall, tearing open a door, and flung terrified passengers from their seats as it damaged tracks and tunnel gear, officials said.