Subway Savant

Nov 09 2012
Developing: unconfirmed but reliable source states portion of Montague st tunnel, which carries the R train between Brooklyn and Manhattan, collapsed onto the tracks early this morning The R train tube is the last of the 7 subway tunnels flooded by Hurricane Sandy that remains closed. It is unclear the extent of the damage at this time.Report says MTA structure team working to re-asses tube, as well as other tunnels damaged by Hurricane Sandy but since reopened
Update - Monday 11/12: MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz has categorically denied reports of a partial collapse, citing the delays in re-opening the tunnel as related to work on Track, Switches, Signals and Relays, all of which were extensively damaged in the storm. 

Developing: unconfirmed but reliable source states portion of Montague st tunnel, which carries the R train between Brooklyn and Manhattan, collapsed onto the tracks early this morning

The R train tube is the last of the 7 subway tunnels flooded by Hurricane Sandy that remains closed. It is unclear the extent of the damage at this time.

Report says MTA structure team working to re-asses tube, as well as other tunnels damaged by Hurricane Sandy but since reopened



Update - Monday 11/12: MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz has categorically denied reports of a partial collapse, citing the delays in re-opening the tunnel as related to work on Track, Switches, Signals and Relays, all of which were extensively damaged in the storm. 

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  1. ex-genius reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    So, this isn’t good.
  2. takethecityandrun reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    uuuuhhhhhmmmmm…
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