Transit No. 7 train resumed service after being shut down due to signal problems in both directions Signal problems temporarily shut down the No. 7 train both ways on Oct. 1, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty / Andrew Burton By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Updated October 1, 2015 7:26 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The No. 7 train was shut down on Thursday evening for about an hour in both directions due to signal problems, snagging the rainy evening commute. It resumed service just before 7:15 p.m. with "extensive" residual delays. The train was not running between its brand-new station at 34th Street-Hudson Yards and Flushing-Main Street. The initial announcement was made before 6:30 p.m. and posted to the MTA's website. The line was recently praised for having frequently scheduled trains, but was below average for how often they actually arrive, according to a report released by the Straphangers Campaign last month. Riders of the elevated Queens line are often frustrated -- and very vocal. Riders have created social media accounts and organized "track meetings" near stations. (With Rebecca Harshbarger) By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.