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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Roosevelt Island Tram Shutdown For Emergency Repairs Valentine's Day Evening Starting 10 PM, Resume Service 6 AM Thursday - Manhattan Red Bus Shuttle Service Available

If you're going out Valentine's Day evening, be aware that there will be no Roosevelt Island Tram operating after 10 PM. According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):

Due to emergency repairs, the Tram will shutdown at 10:00 PM on Wednesday, February 14th and resume service at 6:00 AM on Thursday, February 15th. Hourly shuttle bus service will be provided with the first Manhattan bound bus leaving from the Tram Plaza at 10:00 PM and the first Roosevelt Island bound bus leaving the southwest corner of 58th St and 2nd Avenue at 10:30 PM. The last Roosevelt Island bound shuttle will leave Manhattan at 2:30 AM.
A RI resident remarks:
Guess there will be no late-nite-Valentine's Day-skyline-view romantic rides ..
Here's a nighttime view from the Roosevelt Island Tram

but not live on Valentine's Day evening.