A woman who went into labour on the No 2 train at Wall Street station was the cause of delays as commuters made their way home in New York City.
Taken off the train by emergency workers who arrived at the scene, the unnamed woman was transported to New York's Downtown Hospital.
The incident occurred at 18.55 p.m, at the height of rush hour said press information officers at New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority and the NYPD.
A pregnant woman caused delays on the New York Subway system this evening after going into labour at Wall Street Station
The lady was picked up from the platform and officials at Downtown Hospital would not comment on the condition of the mother or the baby.
This is the third reported woman to have gone into labour on New York City's transport network this year.
In February a Manhattan-bound F train was delayed as a woman began to give birth at 8.58 a.m.
The lady was fanned by a good Samaritan on the train as they waited twenty minutes for paramedics to arrive.
The woman was taken to New York Downtown Hospital at approximately 7 p.m on Tuesday 15th May
And in January, Rabita Sarkar was on the train to hospital with her husband Aditya in labour when she gave birth.
Taking the PATH train because they believed it would be quicker than taking the Lincoln Tunnel during rush hour, the couple were planning to take a cab to St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital when they made it to the city.
This is the third reported instance of a woman going into labour on the New York Subway this year
Unfortunately they ran out of time and at 9.49 a.m she delivered on the train and the driver turned the service express to get her to 33rd Street in Manhattan as quickly as possible.
'God bless the little one!' the conductor was heard to exclaim over the train's announcement system as the little child was born.
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