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Two-Week Long Service Suspension On B, Q And F Lines As...

Southern Brooklynites are set to have their commutes bungled for the next two weeks, as the B, Q and F lines all see major...

Dead Man Found Hanging In Gravesend Subway Station

Early morning straphangers made a gruesome find Saturday after a man hanged himself at Avenue U's N line subway station in Gravesend. The man was found...

Dead Man Found Hanging In Gravesend Subway Station

Early morning straphangers made a gruesome find Saturday after a man hanged himself at Avenue U's N line subway station in Gravesend. The man was found...

Bay Parkway Station Might Need A Paint Job, But At Least...

Our submitter writes of the N train's Bay Parkway station: We may have a paint job out of the pages of National Geographic coverage of...

VIDEO: MTA Snow Thrower Clears Off N Line Tracks

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DURT3y-_b4?rel=0&w=580&h=326] Ever wonder how the snow gets cleared out from open-cut subway lines like the N line? Wonder no more. The MTA has released a video...

In Focus: Humble Beginnings For The Sea Beach Line

This July 17, 1914 photo showcases workers lifting sandbags, operating a cement mixer and examining the newly laid tracks.  during the construction of the Sea...

N Train Updates For Your Work Week

While online and print publications kicked up their heels about the L train and G train being out of commission after Sandy, little was...

Will The N Train Run Anytime Soon?

We have gotten several emails inquiring about the state of the N line. After the Sea Beach line suffered extensive flooding during Hurricane Sandy, the...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 6 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: So far we discussed the railroads and elevated lines that preceded and later became part of the subway system, the original three subway divisions -...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 5 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: In Part 4 of my “A Brief History Of The Subway System” series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), we discussed the decline of the subways...

A Brief History of the Subway System: Part 4 of 6

THE COMMUTE: In Part 1, we discussed the rail and elevated lines which preceded the first subway. In Part 2, we started discussing the Dual...

“Falling Foliage” Now Added To The List Of N-Line Complaints

The list of N-line grievances grows. Neighbor and Bay Ridge blogger, Brian Hedden of the Bay Ridge Odyssey, sent Bensonhurst Bean a photo of bushes growing onto the tracks...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 3 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: Last week (Part 1, Part 2) we started discussing the Dual Contracts. We continue with the rest of the discussion and also discuss...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 2 Of 6

THE COMMUTE:  On Tuesday, we discussed the railroads and elevated lines that preceded the building of the first subway that still are in use...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 1 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: Three weeks ago I mentioned how the bus transfer system confused me as a youngster. I also had difficulty understanding the original porcelain...