Weekend service halted for part of 7 train line until May

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NEW YORK (PIX11) -- No 7 trains will run between Manhattan and Queens this weekend while crews continue their work on a series of capital improvement projects.

The service change starts at 2 a.m. Saturday and lasts until 5 a.m. Monday, according to the MTA. It’ll happen again the weekend of Jan. 24-25, Jan. 30 - Feb.2, and Feb. 6-9.

Disruptions along the 7 line will continue into May due to the underground construction.

This weekend, no 7 trains will travel between Queensboro Plaza and Times Sq-42 St, and Flushing-bound trains will skip the 33, 40, 46, 52, and 69 St. stations.

Free shuttle buses along with E, F, N, Q, R and S trains will provide alternate service. No. 7 trains will be running between Main Street and Queensboro Plaza stations, the MTA said.

Shuttle buses will make all stops between Queensboro Plaza and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av.

The MTA released the following travel suggestions to maneuver around the service change:

  • For service between Queens and Manhattan, straphangers can take the E, F, N, Q or R lines.
    • Transfer between 7 and N, Q trains at Queensboro Plaza.
      Transfer between 7 and E, F, R trains at 74 St-Roosevelt Av.
  • For service to 33, 40, 46, 52 and 69 Sts, take the to 7 train 61 St or 74 St-Roosevelt Av
  • and transfer to a Queensboro Plaza-bound 7 train.
  • For service from these stations, take the 7 to 61 St or Queensboro Plaza and transfer
  • to a Flushing-bound 7.


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