Friday, August 23, 2013

No Roosevelt Island F Trains From Manhattan This Weekend - Take A Look At 1970's and 1940's NYC Subway

 1970's Subway Image From You Tube

According to the MTA:
F Jamaica-bound trains run via the E after 47-50 Sts to Roosevelt Av

Weekend, 9:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon, Aug 23 - 26

No Jamaica-bound service at 57 St, Lexington Av/63 St, Roosevelt Island and 21 St-Queensbridge.
The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) adds:
The MTA has advised that there will be no Queens bound F trains this weekend, August 23rd - 26th beginning at 9:45 PM Friday to 5 AM Monday. Trains will be rerouted via the M line to Queens Plaza.

For service to Queens, take the Manhattan-bound F train to 47-50th Sts. and transfer to a Queens- bound F train.

The Tram will operate on a rush hour schedule (every 7.5 minutes) Saturday and Sunday from 7 AM until 10 PM during the F train service disruption.

For up to the minute F train service updates, visit or call 511. To sign up for real time alerts on planned service changes, visit


Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Advisories Group
Here's a blast from the past from Bowery Boogie blog - a subway ride from the 1970's

and the 1940's.