While Crews Perform Work, Train Service Will Be Suspended Beginning Aug. 30 at 9:45 p.m.; Service to Resume 5:00 a.m. Sept. 5
M90 Shuttle Buses to Make Stops Between Middle Village-Metropolitan Av and Myrtle Av Where Customers Can Connect to and Service
Trains to Provide Service Between Delancey St-Essex St and Queens Plaza; Trains to Provide Local Service Between Queens Plaza and Forest Hills-71 Av
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced track reconstruction work along the line that will require a shutdown of the line is scheduled to start Wednesday, Aug. 30. Beginning at 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 30 there will be no train service. Service will resume at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Crews will remove and replace the switches just south of the Middle Village-Metropolitan Av station.
Service Alternative from Middle Village-Metropolitan Av to Manhattan
train riders between the Middle Village-Metropolitan Av terminal and Myrtle Av station in Brooklyn will be accommodated by free M90 shuttle buses.
Buses will make all station stops from Middle Village-Metropolitan Av to Myrtle Av, where riders can connect to service through Brooklyn, to Delancey St-Essex St.
Riders can also transfer from the M90 to the at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs for service to Manhattan.
Service Alternative from Manhattan to Forest Hills-71 Av
Riders can transfer from (or trains during weekday rush hours) to the train at Delancey St-Essex St for service through Manhattan to Forest Hills-71 Av in Queens.
Riders can also transfer from the M90 to the at Myrtle Wyckoff Avs to the train at 6 Av-14 St.
trains will provide local service between Manhattan and Forest Hills-71 Av in Queens. riders taking the will have the option to transfer from the to the at 34 St-Herald Sq or Queens Plaza. Overnight, the and trains will provide local service from Queens Plaza to Forest Hills-71 Av.
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Channels for Service Updates
The MTA offers customers a variety of ways to receive real-time and planned service change information, as well as 24/7 customer support in their multiple languages.
The MTA offers customers a variety of ways to receive real-time and planned service change information, as well as 24/7 customer support in their native language.
new.mta.info – The definitive source for real-time arrival information and service change information for each line or route in the MTA system. Customers can find current statuses on new.mta.info and upcoming planned service changes using our lookup tool at new.mta.info/alerts.
MYmta app – Customers who use the comprehensive MYmta smartphone app will see real-time train and bus arrival times and other travel information for all MTA services all in one place. The app is available in the Apple Store and in Google Play.
Email & Text Alerts – Customers can sign up for email and SMS alerts tailored to their specific commutes and travel times. They can also sign up for MTA newsletters like The Weekender, a weekly newsletter that covers major weekend planned service changes. Customers can sign up here.
WhatsApp – Riders can chat with NYC Transit via WhatsApp for 24/7 customer assistance. With the help of Google Translate, NYC Transit staff offer real-time customer support in up to 108 languages.
511 – For those who prefer to contact the MTA by telephone, information is available by dialing 511. Those who are deaf or hard of hearing can use their preferred service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the MTA at 511.