It was just the beginning of what would be a 10-hour odyssey from his home in Belleville, New Jersey, to Citi Field and back. Midtown Direct trains are diverted to Hoboken. His quick, fiery outburst was caught on camera.
The story is no different Tuesday morning with New Jersey Transit modifying operations.
This is the second time in two weeks that trains have been stopped.
The 6:13 a.m. train from Massapequa Park due into Penn Station at 7:08 a.m.is canceled.
[Updates Below] A New Jersey Transit train derailed at Penn Station Monday morning, disrupting rush hour commuter traffic and suspending rail service in and out of the station.
"This is frightful", she said after her train was canceled.
"We heard a loud bang and the train auto we were in jerked", he said in an emailed statement.
"I didn't see the first pitch". "... I was on hold with Amtrak for about 40-some-odd minutes last night trying to get onto this 4:40". "They need get it together!"
A devout sports fan, Fleming runs the blog SportsEcyclopedia.com.
According to Fleming, Mets Opening Day is a special day every year, and he has only missed one since 1998.
Introducing Frank Fleming, a die-hard Mets supporter from New Jersey who meant to arrive early at Citi Field on Monday for New York's season opener against the Atlanta Braves.
"It would have been a minor blip instead of a major nightmare for commuters", he said. But Metro-North advises customers that train service from Secaucus will be reduced in accordance with information released by NJ TRANSIT.