L Train Shutdown May Include All Crosstown Manhattan L Stops

A third option would shut down one of the two Canarsie Tube tunnels for repair work for three years, allowing for limited service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Rich Barone, vice president for transportation at the Regional Plan Association (RPA), told WSJ that the partial shutdown would reduce the train's capacity by a full 77%—no small consequence for a train that carries more than 300,000 New Yorkers on an average weekday.
 

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