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Transit News and Updates

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Oct. 29. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.

Early Interruption For M Line In Man.

M train service between Essex Street and 71st-Continental Avenues will end early tonight, Thursday, Oct. 30. M trains will continue to operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Essex Street.

For alternate service between Manhattan and western Queens, transfer to the F train at Delancey Street-Essex Street or 71st- Continental Avenues; the E train at West Fourth Street; or the R train at 34th Street-Herald Square.

More Disruptions Affect The 7 Train

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, Nov. 14; and this weekend, from 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, until 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2.

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.

Additionally, 7 train service will operate in two sections- between Times Square-42nd Street and Mets-Willets Point and between Mets-Willets Point and Main Street-Flushing-on Saturday from 12:01 to 5 a.m. and Sunday from 12:01 to 7 a.m. Riders can transfer between 7 trains at Mets-Willets Point to continue their trip.

Some L Trains Make Last Stop In R’wood

Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues will be the last stop for alternate L trains from Manhattan on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Friday, Nov. 7.

For Canarsie-bound service, transfer between L trains at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues to continue the trip. It was noted that trains will operate every 12 minutes between Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues and Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway.

Delayed Service On

G This Weekend

G train service will operate every 20 minutes between Bedford-Nostrand Avenues and Court Square on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1-2, from 5 a.m. to midnight. Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

Weekend Express On E & R In Qns.

Jamaica Center-bound E trains will operate express service between Queens Plaza and Roosevelt Avenue late nights this weekend, from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3.

Additionally, Forest Hillsbound R trains will run express service in the same section all day on Saturday and Sunday.

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

Late Night Local Svc. For E & F

E trains will run local service in both directions between Queens Plaza and 71st-Continental Avenues late nights on Monday, Oct. 27, through Thursday, Oct. 30, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Jamaica-bound F trains will operate local service between 21st Street-Queensbridge and Roosevelt Avenue overnights, Tuesday through Friday, from 12:30 to 5 a.m. through Friday, Oct. 24.

Additionally, F trains will run local service in both directions between 21st Street-Queensbridge and 71st-Continental Avenues on Monday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Oct. 31, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

Station Renewal Affects A Train

The Manhattan-bound platforms at the 88th Street and 104th Street A train stations in Ozone Park remain closed through January 2015 for repairs related to the MTA’s station renewal program.

For service to these stations, take the A train to 80th Street, then transfer to an Ozone Park-bound or a Far Rockaway-bound A train. For service from these stations, take the A train to Rockaway Boulevard or 111th Street, 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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