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Press Release
May 4, 2014
MTA NYCT Service Advisory: Local E F Service Restored on Queens Boulevard Line; All Derailed Cars Removed

MTA New York City Transit restored local service for the E SubwayF Subway on the Queens Boulevard line shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday. E Subway and F Subway trains run local in Queens and then resume their regular routes into Manhattan.

All cars from the F Subway train that derailed on Friday have been removed. This schedule is in effect until crews finish repairs to the damaged tracks, with the goal of restoring normal service on all four affected lines by 5 a.m. Monday.

R Subway trains run between Bay Ridge-95 St and 57 St-7 Av in Manhattan. Q Subway train service has been extended to Astoria-Ditmars Blvd/31 St.

MTA Long Island Rail Road is cross-honoring valid MetroCards at Atlantic Terminal, East New York, Forest Hills, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Nostrand Avenue, Penn Station and Woodside.

Please allow for additional travel time on the affected subway lines and higher volume of customers on LIRR.

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