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A sign at the Whitehall Street station announces the return of R train service between Manhattan and Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

R Train Service Between Brooklyn And Manhattan Resumes

Trains started rolling again through the Montague Tunnel Monday morning.

9 hours ago

Workers from MTA New York City Transit work on signals in the Montague Tube that were damaged by salt water flooding during Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / J.P. Chan)

Sandy-Damaged Subway Tunnel To Be Reopened Monday

A subway tunnel connecting Brooklyn and lower Manhattan that was badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy is set to be reopened.

09/13/2014

St. Anselm Church

Pastor: Subway Noise Is Disrupting, Damaging Bay Ridge Church

The pastor of a church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn – and other residents – claimed work by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been causing vibrations in the building.

05/08/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer And Other Officials Make Announcement About Montague Tunnel (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Schumer: Montague Tunnel Repairs Are Well Under Way

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Saturday that the reconstruction of the Montague Tunnel that sends the R Train under the East River is well under way, with federal funding in place to get the job done.

10/26/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer And Other Officials Make Announcement About Montague Tunnel (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Subway Riders On Hardest Hit Lines To Get Free Rides On Sandy Anniversary

Starting at midnight Tuesday, fares will be suspended for riders who get on the A train in the Rockaways and on the R train in the Brooklyn corridor through Court Street, New York State Director of Operations Howard Glaser announced Friday.

10/25/2013

Finishing touches are being made on the work to restore R train service through the Montague Street tubes between Whitehall St. in Manhattan and Court St. in Brooklyn. (credit: MTA New York City Transit / Marc A. Hermann)

R Train Service Won’t Be Back To Normal For Over A Year

The 14-month shutdown of the R train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan has begun.

08/03/2013