Friday, January 30, 2015

No F Train To Roosevelt Island From Manhattan This Weekend - Or Next

After 8 consecutive weeks of weekend Roosevelt Island F Train service to and from Manhattan followed by 2 consecutive weeks of no weekend Roosevelt Island F train service to Manhattan, there will be no weekend Roosevelt Island F Train service from Manhattan this weekend and next.

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

Weekends, 9:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon, Jan 30 - Feb 2 • Feb 6 - 9

No Jamaica-bound service at 57 St, Lexington Av/63 St, Roosevelt Island and 21 St-Queensbridge.
According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
Notification issued 1/30/15 at 10:31 AM. Please be advised that the MTA has issued a weekend service advisory for the F train, which may affect travel plans. The Tram will run on a rush hour schedule from 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM to accommodate any increase in traffic. Please plan your travel accordingly and visit or call 511 for more information.

For electronic updates on F Train service, sign up for MTA Alerts at
RIOC has been criticized by some residents that their subway alerts are incomplete by not stating what the MTA advisory specifically states.