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Friday, May 18, 2018

Roosevelt Island Transportation This Weekend - F Train Service To And From Manhattan, Only 1 Tram Cabin Working & NYC Ferry Service Available

According to the MTA, there will be Roosevelt Island F Train service



to and from Manhattan this weekend.

But:

SIGNAL IMPROVEMENTS | 9:30 PM Fri, May 18 to 5 AM Mon, May 21 F Service is rerouted in Manhattan and Brooklyn...

... No F service at 57 St, 47-50 Sts, 42 St-Bryant Pk, 23 St, 14 St, W 4 St, B'way-Lafayette St, 2 Av, Delancey St/Essex St, East Broadway, and York St.

F service operates between Jamaica-179 St and Lexington Av-63 St, and via the Q express to/from
Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr...

Image From MTA
Remember there will be only 1 Roosevelt Island Tram Cabin operating this weekend. As previously reported:
... Construction work on the Tram Station platforms, at both Roosevelt Island and Midtown Manhattan, will resume this Wednesday, May 16; and continue for up to 30 days reducing commuter service to one cabin. The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) will operate a free, weekday roundtrip Red Bus service from 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. to help alleviate evening rush-hour waiting and congestion...
Plan for long lines at the Tram Station.


Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) President Susan Rosenthal reported to May 17 RIOC Board meeting on Tram Platform repair work resulting in only 1 Tram Cabin in operation for up to next 30 Days.



You can take the very pleasant Astoria Route NYC Ferry to and from Roosevelt Island.

UPDATE - New NYC Ferry Summer Schedule starting May 21.

Here's the Astoria Route schedule for Roosevelt Island.

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