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MTA makes it official: no L Train between Manhattan & Brooklyn for 18 months

The shutdown to fix the L Train's Canarsie Tunnel will begin "no sooner than 2019."

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work on L Train’s Canarsie tunnel won’t start till 2018 but could take seven years to complete

There was another public meeting about the impending work on the L Train's Canarsie Tunnel that, no matter how it's done, is going to take a long time...

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more on the possible L Train shutdown nightmare

Since the news broke that the L Train's Canarsie Tunnel, which connects Manhattan to Brooklyn, could be shut down for years for repairs, folks have been wondering what this will really mean for commuters, business owners and residents who rely on the L every day...

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L Train may not run between Williamsburg and Manhattan for “years” due to proposed service repairs

Well here's very bad news for anyone who lives on the L line and likes to travel between Brooklyn and Manhattan: Gothamist reports that proposed (and much-needed) repairs to the Carnarsie Tube (the tunnel between the 1st Ave and Bedford Stops), which was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, may mean shutting down service between the two boroughs, a process that could last years...

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Jeffrey Lewis writes ode to the L train being fucked (listen)

As New Yorkers who ever need to commute between Williamsburg and Manhattan surely know, the L train hasn't been running between those two boroughs on nights and weekends since late March...

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the L Train WILL run during Northside Fest after all

Earlier this morning we posted that the MTA had planned for the L Train to be down during the weekend of The Northside Festival (June 15 - 17) and that a number of politicians -- including Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz -- had sent a letter asking them to reconsider...

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L Train shutting down for maintenance during Northside?

UPDATE: The L Train WILL run during Northside Fest after all.

As you may know, the Northside Festival is returning to Brooklyn from June 13 to 20, which is a great thing because it means tons of great bands like Swans, Kylesa, Merchandise, Solange, Phosphorescent, Mac DeMarco, White Fence, and many more will be taking over various Brooklyn venues making for one crazy week...

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The L Train is back!

The long nightmare is over: The L Train is back. Says the MTA, "service between Broadway Junction and Manhattan resumed this afternoon, following repair work to components inside the Canarsie Tube, which connects the line between Manhattan's East Side and Brooklyn's Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods...

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Still no L train service (or G for that matter), but MTA is working around the clock (pics)

While Irene had brought the water within a foot or two of flooding the subway entrances and ventilation gratings, Sandy's fourteen-foot surges brought the water gushing in...

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