In Pictures: Panic on the Subway as Smoke Fills Station

A derailment at the 125th Street subway station in Harlem caused panicked riders to flee the station Tuesday. Social media lit up with photos of darkened tunnels and massive crowds.

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A shattered glass window is seen between train cars after the derailment in Harlem Tuesday morning.
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Another shattered window on the floor of the derailed train car.
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Workers examining damages on the site of the derailment.
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Metal scrapped from the impact.
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Smoke filled the subway after a train derailed in Harlem Tuesday
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Riders covered their noses from the smoke and held up their phones as flashlights as they were taken off the dark, smoky train.
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The train derailment in Harlem stalled several subway lines, and at least three trains stuck in tunnels had to be evacuated. Here, riders are escorted off a dark, powerless train by MTA and firefighters.
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Firefighters evacuated another train that got stuck when an A train derailed in Harlem Tuesday.
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The train derailment in Harlem stalled several subway lines, and at least three trains stuck in tunnels had to be evacuated. Here, riders are escorted off a dark, powerless train by MTA and firefighters.
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Passengers were escorted off an A train after a derailment Tuesday
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Passengers taken through a tunnel after a trail derails
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Passengers walk through tunnel after being taken off a derailed train
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A subway rider says there was some burning ember on the tracks after the derailment and lots of smoke.
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People were also taken off a stuck D train after an A train derailed in Harlem.
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Firefighters help passengers off another stuck train after the derailment in Harlem
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FDNY responds to the subway derailment at 125th Street in Harlem
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The 125th Street station was closed as authorities responded.
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Police, firefighters and ambulance flooded the Harlem intersection as they responded to the derailment.
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Workers assessed the damage on site.
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Some walls in the areas were also damaged.
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Damaged tracks from the impact.
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Some metal on the tracks was destroyed.
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Some track wood was impacted.
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A downed signal laying on the tracks.
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Rail track was mangled from the derailment.
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Workers on site examining station damages.
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