East 180th Street Yard Tour

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Sunday March 04

11:00 AM  –  1:00 PM

Go behind the scenes at the East 180th Street yard, the home of the 5 train, with Raymond Delvalle, Jr., General Superintendent-Millennium Lines, 239th Street, Jerome, East 180th Street, Corona Shops, and more. The yard has 8 storage tracks and a 12-track shop building where all new IRT type cars are tested upon delivery. Originally constructed in 1924, the shop was renovated in the 1990s, just in time for acceptance of new R-142 cars.


Photography allowed only at the discretion of shop personnel. Closed-toed, sturdy shoes are required. Visitors will also be required to climb stairs as part of the tour.

Children must be 10+ to attend and accompanied by an adult at all times.

To be admitted to these restricted sites, participants must provide a copy of a government-issued ID for a background check, and must sign a release immediately after purchasing tickets.

All ticket sales are final. Should you be unable to attend the tour on the date you reserved, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to the Transit Museum and is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The Museum is not able to reschedule reservations to another tour date.

This tour provides access to a secure area normally off-limits to the general public. There may not be places to sit or amenities like climate control or restrooms. If you have any concerns, please email tours@nytransitmuseum.org or call 718-694-1867. For information on American Sign Language interpreters, Assisted Listening Devices, or other accessibility matters please visit nytransitmuseum.org/accessibility.


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