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Give your input on the proposed restoration of the W line

The restored subway would replace the existing Q service in Astoria and operate locally in Manhattan.

This April the MTA is asking for your input on some proposed changes.

The transit agency announced last month the possible return of the W subway line and changes to N/Q service as it prepares to open phase 1 of the Second Avenue subway.

Once the new line is open, the Q train will run under Second Avenue from 96th Street to 72nd Street, reaching new stations at 96th Street, 86th Street and 72nd Street.

Then south of 72nd Street, the Q will connect to Lexington Ave/63rd Street, where commuters can make a cross-platform transfer to the F. Also west of the Lexington Ave/63rd Street station, the new service would connect to the Broadway Line express at the 57 Street -7th Ave Station and continue south.

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The proposed restored W subway line — which the MTA previously said would be implemented in the fall — will replace the existing Q subway service in Astoria, then operate local in Manhattan, where it will end at Whitehall Street.

The N line would operate express in Manhattan between Canal Street and 34th Street-Herald Square.

The MTA will hold a public hearing on April 7 at 5 p.m. on the 20th floor at 2 Broadway for the public to give their input on these proposed changes.

Individuals must register for the hearing, as space may be limited, either online, by telephone at 646-252-6777 or in person the day of the hearing from 4 to 7 p.m.

Anyone who cannot make it to the hearing is invited to submit feedback here.

 

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