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Weekend service suspension on No. 7 line

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The number seven subway line will be suspended for five weekends this fall between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square.

The disruptions will faciliate the installation of the signal system on the Flushing Line.

The suspensions begin at 11:45 p.m. on Fridays and last through 5 a.m. on Mondays during the following weekends:

October 5-8

October 19-22

October 26-29

November 9-12

November 16-19

E, F, N, Q, S and free shuttle buses will provide alternate service, according to the MTA.

(Information from MTA):

Customers should use the E, F, N or Q to travel between Manhattan and Queens. There is a free shuttle bus operating between Vernon Blvd.-Jackson Avenue and Queensboro Plaza. Q service will be extended to and from Astoria-Ditmars Blvd. during the daytime hours. In Manhattan, the 42nd Street S shuttle will operate overnight throughout the weekend.

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info to sign up for free email and text message alerts. Also, customers can check out "The Weekender" on the front page of mta.info. where subway riders can more easily visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service. In addition, customers may dial 511, the New York State travel information line, for MTA customer service and travel information. NYC Transit agents are available to provide assistance with your travel plans daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

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