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Tales from the tunnels: Spooky Halloween subway stories

The subways can be a nightmare, and the following is proof. amNewYork asked NYC-based authors to spin some spine-tingling tales for your Halloween commute. READ AT YOUR PERIL!

  • After one man refuses to relenquish his seat,

    The Curse of the 2 Train

    Before he died, a tired straphanger believed he already was in hell.

    Photo Credit: Dean Kotz

  • When the power goes out, trapped straphangers fear

    One Way Swipe

    Strangers find themselves trapped as the power goes out on the train.

    Photo Credit: Dean Kotz

  • The once aimless rats of the subway have

    Fear on Four Legs

    Subway rats have organized --and their mission does not bode well for riders.

    Photo Credit: Dean Kotz

  • Mysterious commuters exit the train between Manhattan and

    Under the C

    Mysterious strangers and unscheduled stops leave a man curious of what he's missing.

    Photo Credit: Dean Kotz