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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Midnight Power Outage At Roosevelt Island F Train Subway Station Today - No Roosevelt Island F Train Subway Service, Maintainers Are On Scene Says MTA

Shortly after midnight this morning, power went out at the Roosevelt Island F Train Subway Station:

Since that time and as of 8:35 AM, there is no Roosevelt Island F Train service in either direction.
According to the MTA:
Service Change Posted: 04/29/2017 8:21AM

Due to a loss of power at Roosevelt Island, F Subway trains are bypassing Roosevelt Island in both directions.

Maintainers are on scene making repairs.

For service in and out of Roosevelt Island, take the Q102 bus.

Allow additional travel time.
The 18 consecutive weekends of Roosevelt Island F Train subway service to and from Manhattan is over.

UPDATE 9:50 AM - The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) adds:
F train service is still temporarily out of service on Roosevelt island due to a black out at the station.
alternant transportation use is the Q102 BUS TO QUEENS PLAZA OR THE ROOSEVELT ISLAND TRAM TO 60 STREET
AND 2ND AVE
UPDATE 10:55 AM - Power and service restored to Roosevelt Island F train station.


It was a nightmare said worker.
UPDATE 6:20 PM - According to RIOC:
Due to power outages specific to the Roosevelt Island F train station, the elevators and escalators are out of service; therefore the RIOC Red Bus will provide shuttle service to and from Manhattan.

Schedule information is as follows:

ROOSEVELT ISLAND TO MANHATTAN: Departs hourly from the Roosevelt Island Tram Plaza at the Visitor's Kiosk beginning at 7:00PM. Additional stops are located at 546 Main St. (opposite Good Shepherd Plaza) and 580 Main Street (opposite 591 Plaza).

MANHATTAN TO ROOSEVELT ISLAND: Departs hourly from the southwest corner of 58th Street and 2nd Avenue beginning at 7:30PM. Additional stops are located at 645 Main St. (P.S./I.S. 217), 579 Main St. (M&D Deli), 543 Main St. (Good Shepherd Plaza), 425 Main St. (Riverwalk Bar & Grill), and the Roosevelt Island Tram Plaza. The last trip from Manhattan will be 10:30PM.

If you have any questions, please call the Public Safety Department at 212-832-4545.

Thank you for your patience.
UPDATE 9:15 PM - Here we go again. Power is out at the Roosevelt Island F Train subway station tonight.
UPDATE 10:30 AM 4/30 - Power was restored again to the station early in the morning and Trains are stopping at Roosevelt Island.
UPDATE 8:50 PM 4/30 - Frank Farance shares this video taken Saturday morning from passing F Train of Roosevelt Island subway station in dark



because of the power outage. Click on full screen icon for better view.

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