LIRR Long Beach Restoration Project

Over the weekend, the MTA Long Island Rail Road announced a $120M restoration project to the Long Beach line to help fortify it from the type of damage it received from Hurricane Sandy. Here is more: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road today announced the start of a $120 million construction […]

Schedule Change To 7 Line Work

Catching up on some transit news from Friday, MTA NYC Transit announced a change to the work schedule for CBTC work on the 7. Here is more: MTA New York City Transit has worked in the past few weeks to rearrange the necessary work undertaken on the 7 Line in order to accommodate requests from […]

Montague Tube To Close For 14 Months

Later tonight, the last R trains between Lower Manhattan & Brooklyn will be going through the Montague Tube for at least 14 months. This is because as of 11:30 tonight, the tube will be closed due to necessary Hurricane Sandy repairs. Here are the details via the press release I received: MTA New York City […]

Some Upcoming Construction Notes

Here are a couple of construction notes that will lead to diversions on the , , , , & service. MTA New York City Transit announces that this coming weekend will bring the first of three planned service suspensions on the 2 3 and 5 service in order to work on the lower level of […]

Explosion At 72nd St SAS Station Cavern

I have been so busy over the past few days but I could not ignore the big story from the other day when an explosion occurred at the 72nd St Second Avenue Subway station cavern. While the explosion was of the planned variety, the result of debris & a thick cloud of smoke rising was […]