Broken rails create major delays on subways between Queens, Manhattan

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NEW YORK — Broken rails are creating major delays heading into the Tuesday evening commute between Queens and Manhattan.

According to the MTA, the rail conditions at Queensboro Plaza and 5 Av-59 St., are impacting B, D, F, N, Q and R trains in both directions.

Southbound R trains are running on the F line from 36th Street in Queens to W. 4th Street-Washington Square and then on the D line to DeKalb Ave.

Commuters are encouraged to use the E or 7 trains for service between Queens and Manhattan.

The MTA says commuters should allow for extra travel time.