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Subway station no 469 opens in Manhattan's far west side

Train aficionados and local families streamed into the city's first new subway station in a quarter century. The US$2.4 billion, 2.4-km link had been a long time coming, the mayor said.

New York

IN A West Side neighbourhood long isolated from the rest of Manhattan, crowds gathered on Sunday for a truly rare sight in New York City: the opening of a new subway station. Train aficionados and local families streamed in, squealing in delight and snapping photos of the city's...

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