Power and subway updates after Hurricane Sandy, Queens edition


First, power. Looks like it’s suckage no matter how you slice it.


Image source: Adam E. Moreira on Wikimedia Commons

Now about transit. Most of this is from Governor Cuomo and refers to changes starting Thursday, November 1.

Here are the lines in Queens that are running tomorrow – some will start at 6am, and here’s a map of the lines running on November 1 (warning: pdf):

  • 7 trains are suspended.
  • A trains will operate in two sections making all local stops: Between 168th Street (Manhattan) and 34th Street-Penn Station; Between Jay Street/MetroTech and Lefferts Blvd.
  • F trains operate in two sections making all local stops: Between 179th Street (Queens) and 34th Street-Herald Square; In Brooklyn, between Jay Street-MetroTech and Avenue X
  • J trains operate between Jamaica Center and Hewes Street making all local stops.
  • L trains operate between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Parkway making all local stops.
  • M trains operate between Myrtle Avenue-Broadway and Metropolitan Avenue.
  • N trains operate between Ditmars Blvd. (Queens) and 34th Street-Herald Square making all local stops.
  • Q trains are suspended.
  • R trains operate in Brooklyn between Jay Street-MetroTech and 95th Street making all local stops. No mention of Queens.
  • The Rockaway Park S shuttle is suspended.

The Transit Tracker is a great way to stay abreast of the changes in subways and other transit.

One Comment

  • Regarding F train service in Queens, you practically can’t even get on that train on a regular day, let alone now with only that one train running along Queens Blvd. Without the E, M, and R to supplement the F, commuting to Manhattan from Queens will still be a nightmare!