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NYC Subway Superstorm Sandy

Rockaway Park to Wash. Hts.-168th St aboard the S (first passenger to enter and leave Beach 105 St) and R1-9s

I finished my last Rockaway Here We Come! (Again)┬ápost yesterday on the platform at Rockaway Park waiting for the first revenue service departure. The R1-9s ran this route in regular revenue service although they bypassed all stations from Howard Beach to Euclid Avenue. I road from Broad Channel to Euclid, taking the first two Shuttles […]

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NYC Subway Superstorm Sandy

Rockaway Here We Come! (Again)

June 28, 1956: Today, for the First Time Since Sandy: As of Noon today the subway is fully an officially back with service to every station! The MTA reopened the line in style sending out the Museum train first full of dignitaries (from the MTA and FTA, no elected officials bothered to show up) from […]