L Train Shutdown - NBC New York

Starting in April, part of the line was set to shut down for Sandy-related repairs for 15 months

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 08:59 AM EST

MTA Hires $300M Consultants But Opts for Free L Train Advice

MTA Hires $300M Consultants But Opts for Free L Train Advice

Two consultants who played key roles in planning for the L-Train tunnel shut-down have scored hundreds of millions of dollars in lucrative MTA contracts.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 07:40 PM EST

MTA Holds Emergency Meeting to Discuss New L-Train Plan

MTA Holds Emergency Meeting to Discuss New L-Train Plan

The MTA held an emergency board meeting on Tuesday to discuss Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recently announced plan to avoid a full L-train shutdown.

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 07:44 PM EST

Questions Loom Over New L Train Plan: Why the Sudden Change?

Questions Loom Over New L Train Plan: Why the Sudden Change?

Just when some Brooklynites thought it was time to leave, commuters got a reprieve when Gov. Cuomo announced last week that the L-train shutdown was being called off. But questions loom over whether the new plan...

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 01:32 PM EST

The Dreaded L Train Shutdown Could Still Happen After All

The Dreaded L Train Shutdown Could Still Happen After All

So is the dreaded L train shutdown really off? A day after Gov. Cuomo announced a new tunnel design would mean a reprieve for the 225,000 people who would have been affected by the 15-month closure, questions...

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 12:43 AM EST

New Yorkers Skeptical After Cuomo Calls Off L-Train Shutdown

New Yorkers Skeptical After Cuomo Calls Off L-Train Shutdown

With Gov. Cuomo's surprise announcement Thursday that the long-dreaded L-train shutdown would be called off, New Yorkers are reacting with a mixture of relief and skepticism.

The Shutdown

Starting in April 2019, part of the line was scheduled to shut down for about 15 months for Sandy-related repairs -- and L train riders have to find another way to get between Brooklyn and Queens. Gov. Cuomo put forth a plan to avert it in January. So will it or won't it happen? We'll keep you covered with the latest need-to-know information.