F Train Likes it Deeeeep

Posted on September 29th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Video

Deep underground that is. NYC the Blog provides this look at what is probably the deepest subway station in the city, the F train at 63rd and Lex.

It is a rough day when those escalators break down.

If you miraculously find a working escalator somewhere in the New York City subway system…
1) Alert us immediately.  They are, in fact, an endangered species
2) Walk on the left side, and stand on the right.  Don’t be a dick and stand in the middle, or next to your girlfriend.
Folks, it’s a simple concept.  If you’re [...]

Well, I guess that’s at least half way cool.  It seems that the up escalator at the 59th Street/Columbus Circle station has been restored.  After what’s been about 4 months or more (?), that thing is finally getting back up and running.
Unfortunately, I can’t get on the MTA’s case for this because it is not [...]

An escalator can never break. It can only become stairs. You would never see an “Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order” sign, just “Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.”  – Comedian Mitch Hedberg
The late Mitch Hedberg had it right.
I wanted to write a post about the ridiculous state of the subway auxiliary services.  Unfortunately, it [...]

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