Mta New York City Transit News

MTA Chairman and NYC Transit President visit manufacturing site

MTA Chairman and NYC Transit President visit manufacturing site

19th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Joseph J. Lhota and MTA New York City Transit President (NYCT) Thomas F. Prendergast today visited the Bombardier Transportation manufacturing site in Plattsburgh, N.Y., which will produce 300 next-generation R-179 subway cars for NYC Transit in a $600 million order funded by the MTA Capital Program.

Help points coming to 102 subway stations

Help points coming to 102 subway stations

30th Sep 2012 Press Release Rail News

After the completion of a successful pilot at two Manhattan subway stations along the Lexington Avenue Line, MTA New York City Transit will be bringing Help Points to 102 stations as part of the current 2010-2014 Capital Program.

MTA announce more trains on the L Line

MTA announce more trains on the L Line

13th Jun 2012 Press Release Rail News

MTA New York City Transit announced today the addition of 98 weekly round trips on the L Line.  An additional sixteen round trips will be added each weekday, eleven round trips on Saturday, and seven round trips on Sunday.

FASTRACK coming to the Lexington Avenue line

FASTRACK coming to the Lexington Avenue line

11th Jun 2012 Press Release Rail News

MTA New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to the Lexington Avenue Line.  Beginning Monday, June 11, the 4, 5 and 6 lines will be shut down from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., suspending all Lexington Avenue Line service between Grand Central-42nd Street and Atlantic Avenue in both directions for four consecutive week nights.

FASTRACK on the Lexington Avenue 4 5 6 Line

FASTRACK on the Lexington Avenue 4 5 6 Line

28th Jan 2012 Press Release Rail News

For four straight weeknights beginning Monday, January 9, a small army of MTA New York City Transit workers will perform more than 300 maintenance tasks in stations and tunnels along a segment of the Lexington Avenue 4, 5 and 6 Line stretching between Grand Central-42nd Street and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. Service will be suspended in both directions between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.