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Transit News and Updates

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Jan. 22. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.

Night Closure On The 7 Line

There will be no 7 train service between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square-42nd Street from 11:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. During this period, 7 trains will only operate between Queensboro Plaza and Flushing-Main Street.

For service between Queens and Manhattan, transfer to the N train at Queensboro Plaza or the E or F trains at 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue.

Free shuttle buses will replace 7 train service in Long Island City between Queensboro Plaza and Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue. These buses will stop at Queens Plaza for access to the E train.

The shuttle buses will stop at the 7 line stations as follows:

– Queensboro Plaza-on Queens Plaza South at 27th Street;

– Queens Plaza-on Jackson Avenue at Orchard Avenue;

– Court Square-23rd Street-on Jackson Avenue at 45th Avenue (to Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue) or at Thomson Avenue (to Queensboro Plaza);

– Hunters Point Avenue-on 21st Street at 49th Avenue; and

– Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue-on Vernon Boulevard at 50th Avenue.

No N Train Service In Astoria Sat. & Sun.

N train service will be suspended between Queensboro Plaza and Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25-26, from 5:45 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Shuttle buses will replace N train service and make all local stops between the two stations. N trains will operate normally between Queensboro Plaza and Stillwell Avenue. Riders can transfer between the shuttle bus and the N train at Queensboro Plaza to continue their trip .

The shuttle buses will stop at the N train stations as follows:

– Queensboro Plaza-on Queens Plaza South at 27th Street;

– 39th Avenue-on 31st Street at 39th Avenue;

– 36th Avenue-on 31st Street at 36th Avenue;

– Broadway-on 31st Street at Broadway;

– 30th Avenue-on 31st Street at 30th Avenue;

– Astoria Boulevard-on 31st Street at Astoria Boulevard (to Ditmars Boulevard) and at Hoyt Avenue North (to Queensboro Plaza);

– Ditmars Boulevard-on 31st Street between Ditmars Boulevard and 23rd Avenue.

Additionally, Manhattan-bound N trains will skip the 30th Avenue, Broadway, 36th Avenue and 39th Avenue stations on Tuesday, Jan. 28, through Friday, Jan. 31, from 10:15 a.m. until 3 p.m. During this period, there will be no Q train service between 57th Street and Ditmars Boulevard.

For service to these stations, take the N train to Queensboro Plaza, then transfer to an Astoria-bound N train. For service from these stations, take the N train to Astoria Boulevard, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound N train.

Weekend Line Switch For E Trains Thru Qns.

E trains will run on the F line in both directions between Roosevelt Avenue and West Fourth Street this weekend, from 11:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, until 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27. Jamaica Center-bound F trains will run on the E line after the 21st Street- Queensbridge station, and World Trade Center-bound E trains will resume regular E train service after West Fourth Street.

Free shuttle buses will be provided connecting E train riders from the 21st Street-Queensbridge station to the Queens Plaza and Court Square-23rd Street stops.

Additionally, E and F trains will run local service between 36th Street and 71st-Continental Avenues in both directions this weekend, from 12:30 a.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday. Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

More Split Service On L Line In Bklyn.

L train service will operate in two sections-between Eighth Avenue and Broadway Junction and between Broadway Junction and Canarsie- Rockaway Parkway-this weekend, from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, until 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27; and Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 21-22, from 11 a.m. until 3:05 p.m.

Riders can transfer between L trains at Broadway Junction to continue their trip.

During this period, it was noted, all L trains running between Broadway Junction and Canarsie- Rockaway Parkway will operate every 24 minutes. Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

A Trains Skips Two

Ozone Park Stations

Manhattan-bound A trains will skip the 111th Street and 104th Street stations on Thursday, Jan. 23, and Friday, Jan. 24, from 9:45 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For service to these stations, take the Q112 bus along Liberty Avenue. For service from these stations, take the A train to Ozone Park-Lefferts Boulevard, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound A train.

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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