Transit woes continue after subway derailment in Queens

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QUEENS (PIX11) — New Yorkers will have a tough time getting around the city this weekend after an ‘F’ train derailed in Queens.

Transit woes continue after subway derailment in Queens

Subway service will be disrupted throughout the weekend.

Due to the derailment, service changes are as followed:

Due to a derailed train at 65 St, the following service changes are in effect:

  • E train service run local between Queens Plaza and Parsons/Archer in both directions.
  • F train service run local between 21 St-Queensbridge and Jamaica-179 St in both directions.
  • There is no M train service between Forest Hills-71 Av and Essex St in both directions.
  • There is no R train service between Forest Hills-71 Av and 57 St-7 Av in both directions.
  • As an alternate, customers traveling between Jackson Heights, Elmhurst and Manhattan are advised to take the N train. Customers traveling between Manhattan and Jamaica are advised to take J the train. At Jamaica Parsons/Archer, customers can connect to local bus service.
  • Shuttle buses are operating in two sections:
  • Shuttle buses for the line operates between Queens Plaza and Forest Hills-71 Av and Queens Plaza and 74 St-Broadway.
  • Shuttle buses for the line operates between 21 St-Queensbridge and Forest Hills-71 Av.
  • LIRR is cross honoring NYCT tickets at the following stations: Sutphin BlvdArcher Av, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills, Woodside, Nostrand Av, East New York, Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and Penn Station-34 St.

For up to date service information, always visit MTA.info.

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