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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — late evening Friday, June 3 to early morning, Monday, June 6 — there will be no service in either direction on the 4/5 tracks at Borough Hall, as 4 trains will stop and originate at Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall in Manhattan, and 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn on weekends. To get to […]

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Court Street Station Elevators to be Replaced

Thanks to our friends at the Brooklyn Heights Association we know that the MTA plans to replace the two aging elevators at the Court Street (N/R) subway station. Work is expected to start sometime in May, presumably once the new elevators at the Clark Street (2/3) station are in service. Unlike Clark Street, which has […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend — late evening Friday, March 11 to early Monday morning, March 14 — 3 trains will replace the 4 in Brooklyn. The 3 will run to and from New Lots Avenue, and 4 trains will be originating and terminating at Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall in Manhattan. To get to or from the Financial District […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend – late Friday evening, February 11 to early Monday morning, February 14 – once again there will be no Manhattan bound service at High Street, as Manhattan bound A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between Jay Street-MetroTech and West 4th Street. There will also be no Manhattan bound […]

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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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