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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Christmas weekend, apart from the ongoing closure of the Clark Street station and no overnight C train service (which continues through the following week), there are no planned route changes or cancellations directly affecting service at any local stations. The following week, late nights from Monday, December 27 to Thursday, December 30, there will […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s lots of work on the subways this coming weekend – late Friday, October 15 to early Monday, October 18. There will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms (5 trains do not normally serve Brooklyn on weekends) at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will be terminating and originating at Bowling Green […]

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Subway Service Alerts – Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Subway ridership is back to almost half of pre-pandemic levels, so it seems time to revive this weekly post. Its purpose is to alert local residents to planned subway service changes that directly affect service at stations in the Heights or nearby. For systemwide service changes, and for the almost inevitable unplanned changes that may cause […]

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Clark St. Station to Close from Nov. 2nd to Spring 2022

All the hemming and hawing over when and how to repair the Clark St. station’s three elevators is over. The February 2020 decision to close the station for eight months to replace all three elevators at once, rather than one at a time, was derailed by the pandemic. Now, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that the station will close starting Nov. 2nd “until […]

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Major Repair Work to Affect 4, 5, 2, and 3 Subway Service Over Next 33 Months

The MTA is undertaking major repair work to subway tunnels in Brooklyn. They will be on the 4/5 lines between Borough Hall and Manhattan – these are the only repairs that will directly affect service at a local station (4/5 at Borough Hall) – and on the 2/3/4/5 tunnels between Atlantic and Franklin avenues, which […]

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Clark Street Elevator Repairs on Hold; MTA to do Borough Hall First

We’ve seen some questions on Open Thread Wednesdays, and heard them in on line conversations with friends: when will the MTA proceed with replacement of the Clark Street elevators? Just this February the MTA announced that the Clark Street subway station would close for eight months while all three aged, breakdown prone elevators are replaced, […]

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Subway Service Alerts, Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The big news is, as the New York Times reports, starting next Wednesday, May 6, the subway will shut down completely each night between 1:00 and 5:00 a.m. to allow workers to sanitize the trains. According to the Times story, during these hours the MTA will “provide free, alternative means of transit to essential workers who need […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

For those essential workers needing to use the subway this coming weekend or week, there’s good news. There will be service on all of the lines serving stations in Brooklyn Heights and nearby. The frequency of service will be cut back, with most trains running at intervals of eight to twelve minutes. C trains, which […]

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Subway Service Details During City Shutdown

For anyone needing to use the subway this coming weekend or week, there’s good news. There will be service on all of the lines serving stations in Brooklyn Heights and nearby. The frequency of service will be cut back, with most trains running at intervals of eight to twelve minutes. C trains, which normally run […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Subway usage is way down because of COVID-19, and there are no planned service changes this weekend that seriously affect availability of service at local stations.  2 trains will be running every 12 minutes because of track work in the Bronx. There will be no late night R service, which only runs between 95th Street […]

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