Discover Brooklyn Subway Secrets and Abandoned Stations

Discover Brooklyn Subway Secrets and Abandoned Stations

Photos courtesy of Rayn Riel

Join Rayn Riel, licensed tour guide and subway expert as he takes Insiders to places in the subway system our popular Underground Subway tour doesn’t: Brooklyn!

It was the second borough to be connected to the Interborough Rapid Transit in 1908 which means today it is just as packed with hidden histories and abandoned stations as lower Manhattan is. Explore how the NYC Subway helped to connect and develop Brooklyn, New York’s most populous borough!

Highlights:

  • Uncover abandoned IRT, BMT, and IND stations hidden in plain sight
  • Experience the design of the oldest subway station in Brooklyn
  •  Explore the highest rapid transit station in the world
  • Practice your moonwalk (no pressure) where Michael Jackson filmed the music video, Bad
  • Discover secrets about the country’s busiest commuter railroad (LIRR)

Please note:

  • Since our tour starts outside, a MetroCard swipe or OMNY tap will be required to enter the system.
  • Please consider bringing comfortable shoes and water. Experience involves traversing an underground environment, and walking up and down many steps.
  • This tour visits areas open to the public and does not access any restricted areas.
  • Exact route and tour length may vary slightly based on the MTA’s weekend schedule.

About this Event:

Join Rayn Riel, licensed tour guide and subway expert as he takes Insiders to places in the subway system our popular Underground Subway tour doesn’t: Brooklyn! It was the second borough to be connected to the Interborough Rapid Transit in 1908 which means today it is just as packed with hidden histories and abandoned stations as lower Manhattan is. Explore how the NYC Subway helped to connect and develop Brooklyn, New York’s most populous borough!

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