Subway motorman’s quick actions on 9/11 still remembered by passengers

On the morning of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, New York’s subway system shut down entirely for the first time since the 1977 blackout, reported Jose Martinez of NY1. Shortly before the shutdown, MTA motorman Kevin Harrington pulled a 4 train into Fulton Street station. He heard noises and saw dust blowing onto the platform. He was able to get the train to Wall Street and get the passengers away from the attack site.

For years after the attacks, Harrington has been stopped and thanked by those who had been on his train that day, most recently in November 2015.

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