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New York Subway

  • Aired: 04/18/2012
  • Rating: NR
In the 1920s the New York subway system was already carrying more passengers than it could handle, plans to build new tracks were delayed by the depression and then World War Two. Today the New York City subway is still struggling with the same basic tracks and the number of commuters's keeps rising. Yul takes a trip on the subway during a Monday morning rush hour.
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