Service changes coming to 2 and 3 trains

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is cutting weekend and early Monday morning service on 2 and 3 trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan beginning the evening of June 16 through next spring, according to the transit agency.

There will be no 2 or 3 train service in Brooklyn during the weekend interruptions, which last from 11:45 pm on Fridays to 5:00 am on Mondays. Straphangers instead are encouraged to rely on 4 or 5 trains, which will run local, for service in and out of the borough.

Service is being interrupted in order to accommodate Hurricane Sandy-related repair work on the 1.2 mile-long Clark Street Tube, which carries 2 and 3 trains through the East River between Kings County and Manhattan and flooded with more than a half-million gallons of water during the 2012 super-storm, damaging tracks and corroding electrical equipment.

Clark Street and Hoyt Street 2 and 3 stations will be closed on weekends to accommodate the tunnel repairs, according to the transit agency, and riders are encouraged to use nearby Borough Hall and Nevins Street stations for 4 and 5 train service instead.

Brooklynites traveling to Manhattan are encouraged to take N, Q, and R trains from Atlantic Avenue–Barclays Center.

The weekend interruptions are expected to affect some 205,000 riders, causing four-and-a-half minute delays on average, according to the transit authority.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Updated 5:58 pm, July 9, 2018
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Pedro Valdez Rivera Jr. from BS, BK, NY, US, formerly from WB, BK, NY, US says:
At least the bureaucratic MTA have the reputation of finishing the Sandy related and resiliency construction projects ahead of schedule and under budget, unlike the ordinary construction projects that are overbudget and years of delays to boot.
June 17, 2017, 10:23 am

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