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Friday, April 12, 2019

Roosevelt Island Transportation This Weekend - No F Train But Roosevelt Island E Train Service To And From Manhattan, Both Tram Cabins Operating Until Monday And New Spring Ferry Schedule

Roosevelt Island Transportation on Saturday is probably going to be a big mess due to the very large crowds expected for the Cherry Blossom Festival. Be prepared.

There is no Roosevelt Island F Train service this weekend but the E Train will replace the F for service to and from Roosevelt Island.


According to the MTA:
ELECTRICAL IMPROVEMENTS Apr 12 - 15, 9:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon Coney Island-bound F trains run via the E from Roosevelt Av, Queens to 42 St/Port Authority, Manhattan and via the A express to Jay St-MetroTech, Brooklyn...

... No Coney Island-bound F service at 21 St-Queensbridge, Roosevelt Island, Lexington Av/63, 57, 47-50 Sts, 42 St-Bryant Pk, 34 St-Herald Sq, 23, 14, B'way-Lafayette Sts, 2 Av, Delancey St, East Broadway and York St.

E Trains replace the F, in both directions, between 21 St-Queensbridge and Lexington Av/63 St and run via the R between 57 St-7 Av and Whitehall St...

... ELECTRICAL IMPROVEMENTS Apr 12 - 15, 9:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon Jamaica-bound F trains are rerouted via the E after 47-50 Sts, Manhattan to Roosevelt Av, Queens

No Jamaica-bound F service at 57 St, Lexington Av/63 St, Roosevelt Island and 21 St-Queensbridge.

E trains replace the F, in both directions, between 21 St-Queensbridge and Lexington Av/63 St and run via the between 57 St-7 Av and Whitehall St...
Due to the anticipated large crowds for Saturday's Cherry Blossom Festival, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) announced today that the Tram Overhaul Project repairs will be suspended this weekend. According to RIOC
Both Tram cabins will be in service on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 4/12 - 4/14.

Tram repairs will resume on Monday, 4/15 at 6AM, with one tram cabin in service.

The RIOC Red Bus will not operate on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 4/12 - 4/14 and will resume on Monday, 4/15 at 4PM. The first bus will be leaving the Roosevelt Island Tram Plaza and the last bus leaving Manhattan at 8:30PM.
The RIOC Red Bus mentioned in advisory is the Shuttle to Manhattan. The Roosevelt Island Red Bus will operate as usual except for Saturday  when it will not go South of the Tram Station due to the Cherry Blossom Festival.


Here's the Schedule for Roosevelt Island ferry Astoria route service.

Plan accordingly.

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