This weekend was the first of four weeks in a row that Roosevelt Island is losing Queens Bound F subway train service. As I reported a week or so back these disruptions mean that each and every weekend of the first five weeks of 2008 are being subjected to service disruptions.
By chance this morning while heading into Manhattan we caught a number of track workers at the Roosevelt Island station. It was unclear what work they were doing as many were on the Queens bound platform while others were standing around in the flatbed cars that were in the station. At either end of these cars sat two engines.
Part of me was happy to see these workers as it proves something is happening. Not sure how much work was happening at 8:00 am but I’ll give them the benefit of the doubt. At least we have service in one direction as the 7 Line passengers have lost service in both direction for the next several weeks. If we did not have the Tram though this would be a much larger issue.
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