Overnight service disruptions on E, F, M, R trains this week


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Photo courtesy of MTA's flickr
Photo courtesy of MTA's flickr

MTA's Fastrack maintenance program will disrupt subway service in Queens overnight this week.

There will be overnight services disruptions on the E, F, M, R lines in Queens, from Monday, October 14 to Friday, October 18 due to the MTA’s Fastrack maintenance program, according to the transit agency.

 

During those times:

E trains won’t operate between Roosevelt Avenue and World Trade Center between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

F trains won’t operate between Roosevelt Avenue and 21 Street-Queensbridge between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

M train service ends early between 71st Avenue and Myrtle Avenue each night.

R line service ends early between 71st Avenue and Whitehall Street each night.

 

Trains will operate as follows:

E – In Queens only between Jamaica Center and 74 St/Roosevelt Av.

F – Service operates in two sections as follows:

  •  Between 179 St and 74 Street/Roosevelt Avenue
  • Between Stillwell Avenue and 21st Street-Queensbridge

M – Service ends early between 71st Avenue and Myrtle Avenue each night:

  • Service toward Manhattan from 71st Avenue and Myrtle Avenue ends at approximately 8:10 p.m.
  • Service from Manhattan toward 71st Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue ends at approximately 8:40 p.m
  • M line shuttle service between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue runs all night.

R line – Service ends early between 71st Avenue and Whitehall Street each night:

  • The last train to Whitehall Street leaves 71st Avenue at about 8:30 pm.
  • The last train to 71st Avenue leaves Whitehall Street at about 9:30 p.m.
  • R line shuttle service between 95th Street and 36th Street, Brooklyn runs all night.

For alternative service:

Take the 7 line between Manhattan and 74 Street/Roosevelt Avenue or Queensboro Plaza.

Take the N line between Manhattan and Queensboro Plaza.

In Manhattan along 8th Avenue, take the A line or C line instead of the E line. Along 53rd Street, use the D line or nearby 6 line and N line service instead.

In Manhattan, transfer at 5th Avenue/42 St-Bryant Park 7/F line, Times Sq-4nd Sreet/42 Street-Port Authority 7/A line, and 34 Streert-Herald Square F line/N line.

Take the R line between Queens Plaza and 71st Avenue. When R line service ends, E line trains run local between Queens Plaza and 71st Avenue until 10 p.m. After 10 p.m, take the E line between Roosevelt Avenue and 71st Avenue.

Free shuttle buses run local between Queensboro Plaza and 74st Street/Roosevelt Avenue, making station stops at Queens Plaza, 36th Street, Steinway Street, 46th Street, Northern Bouelvard, and 65th Street.

In Queens, transfer between shuttle buses and trains at 74th Street/Roosevelt Avenue 7 line/F line or Queensboro Plaza 7 line.