L Train

Cuomo tours the L train tunnel
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo
Adam Warner
September 29, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo toured the L train tunnel on Sunday, announcing that progress is below budget and ahead of schedule, with the work expected to be completed by April—three months ahead of schedule.
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Kimberly Dole
September 27, 2019 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A new technology that may lead to a major increase in service will begin to be tested on the L train line according to the MTA. Train operators were sent a memo on Thursday showed that there was an ultra-wideband, or UWB signaling equipment installed along the subway line...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 13, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Service on much of the L line, including all of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, will be suspended this weekend as an escalator is installed at Union Square.
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Kimberly Dole
July 15, 2019 - 8:07 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The MTA will be cutting overnight service on the L train between Lorimer Street and Broadway Junction for the next three weeks. In order to perform key work, MTA officials said they need full access to that portion of track as a part of the larger L train project, including...
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Adam Warner
April 27, 2019 - 10:50 am
The first night of slowed-down L train service went pretty well, without the massive crowds many had feared as tunnel work begins under the East River between Brooklyn and Manhattan.
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April 26, 2019 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Service on the L-train will be reduced starting Friday night. RELATED: L train service disruptions to begin Friday night Private vehicles to be banned on 14th street during L train repairs MTA OKs Cuomo's plan to to avert L train shutdown Repairs will force trains to run...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 26, 2019 - 7:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – L train service disruptions are set to begin on Friday night. Starting at 10 p.m., commuters can expect L trains to run every 20 minutes between Brooklyn and Manhattan. The service cuts will be in effect weekends from 10 p.m. Fridays to 5 a.m. Mondays, and also 10 p.m. to 5 a...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 24, 2019 - 8:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Private vehicles will be banned by the city on 14th Street in Manhattan to clear the street for buses while L train repairs take place. The ban will start in June approximately a month after L train construction begins. The closure will take effect between Third Avenue and...
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February 06, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Subway riders may have been spared the total L train shutdown that was planned for upcoming tunnel repairs, but transit advocates are hoping the “L-pocalypse” mitigation plan won’t be dropped during the new L train "slowdown."
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In a relief to L train customers, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that the L train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn won’t be completely closed for 15th months starting April 27th but will instead offer modified service
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February 05, 2019 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Near Myrtle Ave on the L train line, people were asking 'what's that terrible smell?' The odor was so bad, it forced the MTA to suspend service on the L between 8th Ave and Myrtle. RELATED: MTA OKs Cuomo's plan to to avert L train shutdown | Brooklyn residents fear ‘...
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