Last week, we brought you a thorough ranking of all the subway lines that connect Brooklyn to not-Brooklyn via the Straphanger’s Campaign. Among our shining examples of transit was the N train, which came in 7th place out of 19th lines for many reasons, including its slightly below average but respectable 89% cleanliness rate. Well, the N train just fell straight down to 19th place.
Yesterday, the Daily News reported that three N trains had to be taken out of commission due to the discovery of bed bugs on board. Apparently, the little suckers infested the cushioned seats occupied by conductors and motormen. Two of the trains were temporarily decommissioned on Sunday with a third withdrawn from service on Tuesday. All three trains were taken to the Coney Island train yard for extensive fumigation.
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