Video shows terrified passengers stranded on F train

Video shows terrified passengers stranded on F train

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A video of terrified passengers stranded on a disabled F train for nearly an hour is causing lawmakers to speak out about the MTA.

The incident happened Monday night as passengers were stranded without power between the West 4th Street and Broadway-Lafayette Street stations.

It lasted about 45 minutes when train cars overheated, causing a panic among riders.

Video posted to social media shows passengers attempting to claw and pry the train's doors open so they could get out onto the platform.

Lawmakers are now demanding the MTA and Gov. Andrew Cuomo do more to prevent future incidents.

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