Train enthusiast proposes reopening of Atlantic Avenue subway tunnel

Bob Diamond, president of the Brooklyn Historic Railway

Bob Diamond, president of the Brooklyn Historic Railway Association, was conducting tours in the tunnel under Atlantic Avenue for decades. (April 16, 2014 7:06 PM)

A local train enthusiast is trying to reopen an old historic train tunnel that was closed four years ago.

Bob Diamond, president of the Brooklyn Historic Railway Association, was conducting tours in the tunnel under Atlantic Avenue for decades. In 2010, the FDNY shut down his operation after they deemed the tunnel to be unsafe for the public.

Diamond disagrees and has drafted a study...

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