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The new Hudson Yards Station is slowly morphing into a hell portal

The new Hudson Yards Station is slowly morphing into a hell portal

Remember when the 34th Street-Hudson Yards station first opened and it was all shiny and new and clean? Yup, that sure was nice for three days!

If you've used the station at all recently you have no doubt noticed the very leaky ceilings, standing water on the walkways and the constantly out of commission escalators (which are also due in part to leaks.) The bathrooms have also had to close due to water leaks.

The station opened in September to the tune of $2.4 billion dollars, and was the first new subway station to open in over 25 years. The MTA just announced they will be paying a contractor $3 million to do repairs on the station which will take eight to twelve weeks to complete.

Hopefully, they'll be able to keep it functional for a a few weeks after that.


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Comments

5 comments
Joe R M

Went there one time, while it was still dry. Found the very long escalator ride from the mezzanine to the turnstiles strangely disorienting... Like a creepy amusement park ride.

Arjun R

From the linked article: "MTA officials say that a contractor will foot a $3 million bill for repairs to leaks in New York City’s newest subway station."


That's very different from "The MTA just announced they will be paying a contractor $3 million to do repairs on the station" that you reported.

Joe R M

Contractor "forgot" to water proof the station... Hope it's not the same contractor doing the 2nd Avenue stations, otherwise UES residents will have to wait even longer for new service.

Paul L

it would also be nice if the slobs from the MTA that get paid to clean the station actually cleaned the station. 

Joe R M

Thats what the leaks are for!