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

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

There will be no service on the E train between the Roosevelt Avenue and World Trade Center stations, and no service on the F between the Roosevelt Avenue and 21st Street-Queensbridge stations from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. for four consecutive weeknights from Monday, June 3 to early Friday morning, June 7, according to the MTA. The service change is part of the transit agency’s Fastrack maintenance program.

Customers may take the 7, N or free shuttle buses as alternatives. Also, customers coming from Manhattan who normally ride the E or M to Court Square can instead take the 7.

M and R train service will also end early during this maintenance.

During this FASTRACK, trains will operate as follows:

  • E in Queens only between Jamaica Center and 74th Street/Roosevelt Avenue
  • F in two sections:

1. Between 179th Street and Roosevelt Avenue and
2. Between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and 21st Street-Queensbridge.

  • M service ends early each night and the M shuttle operates between Metropolitan and Myrtle Avenues all night.
  • R service ends early each night and the R shuttle operates in Brooklyn between 95th Street and 36th Street all night.

As alternatives customers may:

  • Take the 7 between Manhattan and 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue or Queensboro Plaza
  • Take the N  between Manhattan and Queensboro Plaza
  • In Manhattan, transfer at 5th Avenue/42nd Street-Bryant Park 7, F , Times Square-42nd Street/42nd Street-Port Authority 7 , A , and 34th Street-Herald Square F, N
  • In Manhattan along 8th Avenue, take the local A instead of the E
  • Take free shuttle buses running LOCAL between Queensboro Plaza and 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue making station stops at Queens Plaza, 36th Street, Steinway Street, 46th Street, Northern Blvd and 65th Street
  • In Queens, transfer between shuttle buses and trains at 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue 7, E, F or Queensboro Plaza 7, N