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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Sept. 24. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.

J & M Trains Skip Brooklyn Stops

Jamaica Center-bound J trains and Middle Village-bound M trains will skip the Hewes Street, Lorimer Street and Flushing Avenue stations on Thursday, Sept. 25, and Friday, Sept. 26, from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For service to these stations, take the J or M train to Myrtle Avenue-Broadway, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound J or M train. For service from these stations, take the J or M train to Marcy Avenue (Unlimited MetroCard customers only) or Essex Street, then transfer to a Jamaica Center-bound J train or a Middle Village-bound M train.

J trains will operate local service between Myrtle Avenue- Broadway and Marcy Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 25, and Friday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

Additionally, Manhattanbound J and M trains will skip the Flushing Avenue, Lorimer Street and Hewes Street stations on Tuesday, Sept. 30, through Thursday, Oct. 2, from 9:45 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For service to these stations, take the J or M train to Marcy Avenue (Unlimited MetroCard holders only) or Essex Street, then transfer to a Jamaica Centerbound J train or a Middle Village-bound M train. For service from these stations, take the J or M train to Myrtle Avenue- Broadway, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound J or M train.

More Disruptions Affect The 7 Line

Flushing-bound 7 trains will skip the 33rd Street, 40th Street, 46th Street, 52nd Street and 69th Street stations on weekdays, Wednesday through Friday, from 10:15 a.m. until 3 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 17.

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 Flushing-bound 7 train .

Weekend Express For E & R In Qns.

Manhattan-bound E trains will run express service between Roosevelt Avenue and Queens Plaza late nights this weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, until 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29.

Furthermore, Manhattanbound R trains will run express service in the same section all this weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

For service to the 65th Street, Northern Boulevard, 46th Street, Steinway Street and 36th Street stations, take the E train to Queens Plaza, then transfer to a Forest Hills-bound R train. For service from these stations, take the E train to Roosevelt Avenue, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound E train.

Additionally, Jamaica Centerbound E trains will run on the F line between West Fourth Street in Manhattan and 21st Street- Queensbridge in Queens, then switch to local service to 71st- Continental Avenues at all times this weekend, from 11:30 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday.

As a result, Jamaica Centerbound E train service will not be available at the Court Square-23rd Street and Queens Plaza stations. For service to these stations, transfer to a free shuttle bus at the 21st Street-Queensbridge station.

Bevy Of Late Night Disruptions On E

Jamaica Center-bound E trains will run express service between Queens Plaza and 71st- Continental Avenues late nights on Tuesday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 3, from 12:01 until 5 a.m. These trains will stop at Roosevelt Avenue.

For service to the 36th Street, Steinway Street, 46th Street, Northern Boulevard, 65th Street, Elmhurst Avenue, Grand Avenue, Woodhaven Boulevard, 63rd Drive and 67th Avenue stations, take the E train to Roosevelt Avenue or 71st-Continental Avenues, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound E train.

For service from these stations, take the E train to Roosevelt Avenue or Queens Plaza, then transfer to a Jamaica Centerbound E train.

Additionally, Manhattanbound E trains will run local service between 71st-Continental Avenues and Queens Plaza, and Manhattan-bound F trains will run local service between 71st- Continental Avenues and 21st Street-Queensbridge, during this period. Riders are advised to allow additional travel time.

E & F Trains Skip Three Local Stops

Jamaica Center-bound E trains and Jamaica-bound F trains will skip the Van Wyck Boulevard station late night on Friday, Sept. 26, from 11:45 p.m. until 5 a..m. During this period, Jamaicabound F trains will also skip the Sutphin Boulevard stop.

Moreover, Jamaica Centerbound E trains and Jamaica-bound F trains will skip the 75th Avenue and Van Wyck Boulevard stations on Monday, Sept. 29, through Friday, Oct. 3, from 9:45 p.m. until 5 a.m. Jamaica-bound F trains will also skip the Sutphin Boulevard stop.

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

Additionally, Manhattanbound E and F trains will skip the 75th Avenue station this weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, until 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29.

For service to this station, take the E or F train to 71st- Continental Avenues, then transfer to a Jamaica Center-bound E train or a Jamaica-bound F train. For service from this station, take the E or F train to Union Turnpike, then transfer to a Manhattanbound E or F train.

Furthermore, Manhattanbound F trains will skip the Sutphin Boulevard and Van Wyck Boulevard stations this weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday.

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

Switch Of Lines For F Trains To Man.

Manhattan-bound F trains will run on the M line between Roosevelt Avenue and 47th-50th Streets this weekend, from 11:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, until 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29.

As a result, Manhattan-bound F trains will not stop at the 21st Street-Queensbridge, Roosevelt Island, Lexington Avenue-63rd Street and 57th Street stations.

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

Late Night Local Svc. Along F Line

Manhattan-bound F trains will run local service between 71st- Continental Avenues and Roosevelt Avenue on Friday, Sept. 19, on Friday, Sept. 26, from 12:01 until 5 a.m.

Additionally, Manhattanbound F trains will run local service between Roosevelt Avenue and Queens Plaza late night on Friday, Sept. 26, from 12:01 to 5 a.m.

Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

Delayed Service On G Line Sat.

G train service will operate in two sections-between Court Square and Bedford-Nostrand Avenues and between Bedford- Nostrand Avenues and Church Avenue-on Friday, Sept. 26, and Monday, Sept. 29, through Friday, Oct. 3, from 11 p.m. until 5 p.m. Riders can transfer between G trains at Bedford-Nostrand Avenues to continue their trip.

It was noted that all G trains between Court Square and Bedford-Nostrand Avenues will operate every 30 minutes. Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

No Late Night A Trains To Far Rock.

A train service between Broad Channel and Mott Avenue-Far Rockaway will be suspended late nights from Monday, Sept. 29, through Friday, Oct. 3, from 11:30 p.m. to 4:45 a.m. During this period, the A train will replace the Rockaway Park Shuttle.

Free shuttle buses will provide alternate A train service, making stops at the Beach 90th Street, Beach 67th Street, Beach 60th Street, Beach 44th Street, Beach 36th Street, Beach 25th Street and Mott Avenue stations.

Riders can transfer between the A train and the shuttle buses at Beach 90th Street.

Station Renewal Comes To A Line

The Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound platform at the 88th Street station and the Ozone Park-bound platform at the 104th Street station on the A line remain shut at all times until 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, as part of an ongoing station renewal project.

For service to the 88th Street station, take the A train to Rockaway Boulevard, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound A train. For service to the 101st Street station, take a Lefferts Boulevard/Ozone Park-bound A train to 111th Street, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound A train.

For service from these stations, take the A train to either Rockaway Boulevard or 80th Street, then transfer to an Ozone Park-bound or a Far Rockawaybound A train.

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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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