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a woman got trapped under an L Train at Bedford Ave

A woman passed out and fell onto the train tracks at the Bedford Ave L stop this morning just as the Manhattan-bound train was approaching. The incident happened around 11:15 AM and the train narrowly missed her..

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L Train shutdown plan revealed by MTA

The long-awaited plan to mitigate the upcoming transit nightmare of being without the L for fifteen months, beginning April 2019, includes increased subway service, busing, cycling enhancements, and a new ferry line.

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Princess Nokia was the one who threw the soup at the racist L Train rider

Princess Nokia: “And yes I threw hot soup in this mans face and kicked him off off the train, and kicked in the face. Any other racists wanna try us again?“

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L Train shutdown shortened to 15 months (and set to start in April 2019)

The MTA board approved the contract for repairs on the L train's Canarsie Tunnel today, confirming the shutdown will last for 15 months.

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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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