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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Nightly Work Shuts AirTrain To JFK

Due to terminal construction, the AirTrain JFK will operate between Jamaica Station and Federal Circle only during nighttime hours from 9 p.m. until 7 a.m. through Friday, May 11.

Free shuttle buses will be provided to transport customers between all airline terminals in the Central Terminal Area, the Howard Beach station, the Lefferts Boulevard station and the Federal Circle station.

Travelers are advised to allow for additional time when using the Air- Train JFK during this period.

Subway Changes

The MTA has scheduled a number of service changes for several subway lines throughout the city due to construction work.

These service advisories are current as of Wednesday, May 2. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made due to weather-related conditions or emergency repairs. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.

Rail lines which run through the area that will be affected include the following:

Skipped Stops On 7 Train On Weekdays

Flushing-bound 7 trains will skip the 82nd Street, 90th Street, 103rd Street and 111th Street stations on Thursday, May 3, Friday, May 4, and Tuesday, May 8, through Friday, May 11, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For service to these stations, take the 7 train to Junction Boulevard or Mets-Willets Point, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound 7 train. For service from these stations, take the 7 train to Junction Boulevard or 74th Street, then transfer to a Flushing-bound 7 train.

During this time period, it was noted that all trains at the Junction Boulevard station will board at the Manhattan-bound platform.

E Trains Switch Lines During Overnights

E trains will run on the F line in both directions between 36th Street in Queens and West Fourth Street in Manhattan late nights on Monday, May 7, through Friday, May 11, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.

During this period, Jamaica Center bound E trains will resume their regular route following 21st Street- Queensbridge, while World Trade Center/Manhattan-bound E trains will resume their normal route after West Fourth Street.

It was also noted that M trains will operate on the F line between 36th Street in Queens and 47th-50th Streets in Manhattan on Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. until midnight. Forest Hills-bound M trains will run regular service after 36th Street, while Middle Village-bound M trains will resume regular service after 47th-50th Streets.

For service to the Queens Plaza or the Court Square-23rd Street stations, transfer to the 7 train at 74th Street- Roosevelt Avenue or the Fifth Avenue/ 42nd Street-Bryant Park stations.

Some L Trains Make Final Stop At Myrtle

The last stop for select Rockaway Parkway-bound L trains will be Myrtle Wyckoff Avenues on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. through Friday, May 25. Riders can transfer between L trains at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues to continue their trip.

It was noted that L train service between Rockaway Parkway and Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues will operate every 12 minutes. Riders are advised to plan their trips accordingly.

Late Night E, F Trains Skip Some Stations

Manhattan-bound E and F trains will skip the Van Wyck Boulevard station late nights on Friday, May 4, and Tuesday, May 8, through Friday, May 11, from 12:01 until 5 a.m. Manhattan-bound F trains will also skip the Sutphin Boulevard and 75th Avenue stations during this period.

For service to these stations, take the E or F train to Union Turnpike or 71st-Continental Avenues, then transfer to a Jamaica Center-bound E train or a Jamaica-bound F train. For service from these stations, take the E train to Jamaica-Van Wyck or the F train to Parsons Boulevard, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound E or F train.

Late Night Local Service On E Line

Jamaica Center-bound E trains will operate local service between 21st Street-Queensbridge and Roosevelt Avenue starting at 11 p.m. each night between Monday, May 7, and Thursday, May 10. These trains will stop at 36th Street, Steinway Street, 46th Street, Northern Boulevard and 65th Street.

Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

Also A Late Night Switch For F Line

Jamaica-bound F trains will run on the M line between 47th-50th Streets and Roosevelt Avenue on Friday, May 4, from 12:01 until 5 a.m. These trains will run express from Queens Plaza and Roosevelt Avenue, then continue their normal F route to 179th Street.

As a result, there will be no Jamaica bound F train service to Roosevelt Island and 21st Street-Queensbridge. For service to these stations, take the F train to Roosevelt Avenue, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound F train. For service from these stations, take the F train to 47th-50th Streets, then transfer to a Jamaica-bound F train.

Furthermore, Jamaica-bound F trains will run local service between 21st Street-Queensbridge and Roosevelt Avenue late night on Monday, May 7, until Friday, May 11, from 11 p.m. until 6 a.m. Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

Additionally, Manhattan-bound F trains will run on the M line between Roosevelt Avenue and 47th-50th Streets this weekend, from 11 p.m. Friday, May 4, until 5 a.m. Monday, May 7. These trains will run express between Roosevelt Avenue and Queens Plaza.

For service to the 21st Street- Queensbridge and Roosevelt Island stations, take the F train to 47th-50th Streets, then transfer to a Jamaicabound F train. For service from these stations, take the F train to Roosevelt Avenue, then transfer to a Manhattanbound F train.

Rockaway Weekend Shutdown On A Line

There will be no A train service between Howard Beach and Far Rockaway-and no Rockaway Park Shuttle service between Broad Channel and Beach 90th Street-this weekend, from 12:15 a.m. Saturday, May 5, until 4:45 a.m. Monday, May 7. This service change will be in effect the following two weekends, May 12-14 and May 19-21.

During this time period, A trains will run between 207th Street in Manhattan and Lefferts Boulevard- Ozone Park or Howard Beach. The Rockaway Park Shuttle will operate between Beach 116th Street and Mott Avenue, making stops at Beach 105th Street, Beach 98th Street, Beach 90th Street, Beach 67th Street, Beach 60th Street, Beach 44th Street, Beach 36th Street and Beach 25th Street.

Shuttle buses will operate as alternate service during this time period. Far Rockaway shuttle buses will provide nonstop service between Howard Beach and Mott Avenue, while Rockaway Park shuttle buses will run between Howard Beach and Beach 116th Street and will make a stop at the Broad Channel station.

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For a complete list of service changes and updates, visit the MTA’s website at www.mta.info or call 511.

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