Subway riders raise a stink over L-train stop smell

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Straphangers who rely on the Myrtle Avenue-Wyckoff Avenue L-train stop say there is something smelly in the air at the platform.

Riders say it smells like sewage as soon as you go down the stairs. They say they have learned to hold their breath at the right spots to avoid the stench.

A broken sewer pipe caused a similar problem at the stop last year. That has some riders wondering if there is a similar problem.

DEP officials tell News 12 they are continuing to investigate the source of the possible leak and are coordinating with the MTA to inspect the water and sewer mains at the station.

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