R train was out of service March 27, 2006 due to the sinkhole.
This morning, I walked to 59th Street, and was pleasantly surprised by a nice empty R train that had come up the Sea Beach " N " line.
This and the two photos below are posted through the Flickr service. I just signed up to it and am learning it while I go along.
By the time I got home it was too dark to take many decent photos.