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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Sunday Service For Thanksgiving Day

New York City Transit subways and buses and MTA Bus Company lines will operate a Sunday schedule today, Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27. Riders are advised to plan their trips accordingly.

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The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Nov. 26. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.

J Train Skips Stops In B’wick Saturday

Manhattan-bound J trains will skip the Chauncey Street, Halsey Street, Gates Avenue and Kosciuszko Street stations on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 5:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For service to these stations, take the J train to Myrtle Avenue, then transfer to a Jamaica Centerbound J train. For service from these stations, take the J train to Broadway Junction, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound J train.

Additionally, J trains will operate local service in both directions between Myrtle Avenue and Marcy Avenue on Tuesday through Thursday, Dec. 2-4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

Some L Trains Make Last Stop In R’wood

Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues will be the last stop for alternate L trains from Manhattan on Monday through Friday, Dec. 1-5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

Late Night Express For E; Local For F

Manhattan-bound E trains will operate express service between Roosevelt Avenue and Queens Plaza late nights on Monday through Friday, Dec. 1-5, from 11:45 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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 Jamaica Center-bound E train. For service from these stations, take the E train to Roosevelt Avenue, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound E train.

Additionally, Jamaica-bound F trains will make all local stops between 21st Street-Queensbridge and Roosevelt Avenue late nights on Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 2-5, from 12:30 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.

Additionally, Manhattanbound A trains will skip the 111th Street station this weekend, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 17. For service to this station, take the Q112 bus along Liberty Avenue (days and evenings only) or the A train to Rockaway Boulevard, then transfer to an Ozone Parkbound A train.

For service from this station, take the A train to Lefferts Boulevard, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound 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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