R train

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

R Train Montague Tube (credit: MTA)

MTA Halting R Train Service Between Brooklyn, Manhattan For 14-Month Sandy Repair Project

Starting Friday night, there will be no R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.

08/02/2013

A subway train. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Subway Work Affecting 14 Lines This Weekend

You might find relief in a nice, cool air-conditioned subway car Saturday, or you might not – given that construction work is altering service for 14 lines than not this weekend.

07/06/2013

Mobile Couch: Train Trouble (credit: WLNY)

Mobile Couch: Painful Post-Sandy Subway Changes

Getting around some parts of Brooklyn will be a lot harder starting this weekend and it’s only going to get worse.

07/05/2013

"Apple Picking" suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Subway ‘Apple Picker’

According to police, the suspect snatched a woman’s iPhone out of her hand around 8:30 p.m. on June 19 on an uptown R train.

06/23/2013

MTA New York City Transit senior staff including Senior Vice President of Subways Carmen Bianco, Vice President of Maintenance Joe Leader, Chief Electrical Officer Wynton Habersham, and Chief Transportation Officer Herbert Lambert visited the Montague Tubes on Mon., April 15, 2013. (credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit via Flickr)

Sandy-Damaged Subway Tunnel Closing For Repairs; Disruptions For R, G Riders

The closure will affect the R train, which carries tens of thousands of riders between Manhattan and southern Brooklyn. The work will likely begin in August and is expected to last 12 to 14 months.

06/05/2013

People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Another Weekend, Another Mess Of Subway Service Disruptions

In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.

04/27/2013

Subway station (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Commuters Frustrated By Citywide Subway Mess This Weekend

If you’re planning to take the subway this weekend, expect a monkey wrench to be thrown into your plans.

04/13/2013

Flooding damage caused by Sandy at the South Ferry station (credit: MTA New York City Transit / David Henly)

Old South Ferry Subway Station To Reopen

Starting next month, the end of the the line for the 1 train will again be South Ferry.

03/08/2013

Subway Flasher

Police On Lookout For Man Who Flashed Woman On Subway

Police on Wednesday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a man who flashed a woman on a subway near Times Square.

03/06/2013

The scene of a water main break in the Flatiron District (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Subway Lines Back In Service After Flatiron District Flood

The subways were back up and running in the Flatiron District Saturday, after a large water main break flooded a station and disrupted service.

02/02/2013

Subway platform with glass barriers - Paris, France (file / credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA: Subway Platform Barriers Would Cost More Than $1 Billion

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.

01/28/2013

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fastrack Repairs To Cause Disruptions On N, Q And R Lines This Week

If you use New York City Transit late at night or in the early morning hours, you may need to adjust your travel route this week.

01/28/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

Man’s Leg Cut Off By Subway Train As He Sleeps On Tracks

A man lost his leg Sunday morning, after it was hit by a train as he drunkenly lay on the tracks in Woodside, Queens.

01/20/2013

R Train Montague Tube (credit: MTA)

R Train Service Restored Between Manhattan And Brooklyn

Subway service resumed Friday for parts of the New York City Subway system knocked out by superstorm Sandy.

12/21/2012

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