News R train tunnel work ahead of schedule By DAN RIVOLI firstname.lastname@example.org @danrivoli Updated April 29, 2014 7:36 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Superstorm Sandy repairs on the R train tunnel will be finished earlier than expected, according to an MTA official. Repairs on the Montague tunnel, which carries the R train between Manhattan and Brooklyn, were expected to be finished in October, but the work is ahead of schedule, John O'Grady of NYC Transit told the MTA board earlier this week. The tunnel has been closed since August. By DAN RIVOLI email@example.com @danrivoli Dan covers transportation, politics and general assignment news for amNewYork. He is a Staten Island native who lives in Brooklyn. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.