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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

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, June 6. 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:

Stations Are Skipped Both Ways On 7 Line

Flushing-bound 7 trains will skip the 33rd Street, 40th Street, 46th Street, 52nd Street and 69th Street stations on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. through Friday, June 29.

For service to these stations, take the 7 train to Woodside-61st Street or 74th Street, then transfer to a Manhattan bound 7 train. For service from these stations, take the 7 train to Woodside-61st Street or Queensboro Plaza, then transfer to a Flushingbound 7 train.

Additionally, Manhattan-bound 7 trains will skip the 111th Street, 103rd Street, 90th Street and 82nd Street on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. through June 22.

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

Furthermore, Flushing-bound 7 trains will skip the 82nd Street, 90th Street, 103rd Street and 111th Street stations on Saturday, June 9, from 6 a.m. until 8 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.

Weekend Switch Of Lines For F Train

F trains will operate local service in both directions between 21st Street-Queensbridge and Roosevelt Avenue overnights on Tuesday through Friday from 12:30 until 5 a.m. through June 29. 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.

Split Service On A Train On Weekdays

A train service will operate in two sections-between 207th Street and Lefferts Boulevard and between Rockaway Boulevard and Far Rockaway- on weekdays, Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. through June 15. Riders can transfer between A trains at Rockaway Boulevard to continue their trip.

It was noted that all A trains running between Rockaway Boulevard and Far Rockaway will run every 20 minutes. Commuters are advised to allow for additional travel time.

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

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