207th Street Shop Tour
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Join the ERA at NYC Transit’s 207th Street Shop
The ERA is pleased to announce a free visit to the NYC Transit 207th Street Yard and Heavy Maintenance Shop in Inwood. This will be a guided visit and our first tour of the location since 2009. Representatives from NYC Transit will be our hosts to point out all of the interesting features of the shop. You will see how the B-division subway car fleet is kept in good repair from the wheels up. It is also where museum fleet restorations occur.
We will meet no later than 11:00 a.m. at the main entrance to the complex, located at 3961 10th Avenue. The complex can be reached by taking the to 207 Street and then walking north to the shop entrance on the east side of 10th Avenue between 211 and 212 Streets (there is also an stop at 207 Street and Broadway, four blocks west of 10th Avenue). It is expected that the visit and tour will last approximately 1.5 hours. Please wear sturdy shoes — sneakers and open shoes will not be allowed in this active work environment.
Ticket Price: Free!
Please book your tickets ASAP! We are limited to only 40 participants and this popular tour will fill up fast. Reservations will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Order Deadline June 30
Due to NYC Transit security requirements, the deadline for sending in your complete package (order form and copy of photo ID) is June 30. For further information, please contact Robert Colorafi using our online contact form, or call 718-304-6778.
Please note that this is an active facility and the tour may be canceled or postponed for any reason. Please plan accordingly.