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Commuters face suspensions during evening rush hour: MTA

Due to rail conditions, various subway lines were either not running or were being delayed Tuesday evening.

There is no N or Q service between Queens and Manhattan in both directions during Heath Brandon/Flickr

Straphangers relying on the subway to get home are in for a stressful commute Tuesday night.

The MTA announced that due to rail conditions south of Queensboro Plaza on the N and Q lines and south of 5th Avenue on the N,Q and R lines service between Queens and Manhattan will be affected during the evening rush hour.

Commuters who are traveling between Manhattan and Brooklyn should expect delays in both directions.

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Before heading to the subway station, riders should keep the following in mind:

There is no N or Q service between Queens and Manhattan in both directions. Commuters should use the 7 train and transfer to a shuttle train at Queensboro Plaza.

There is no southbound service at Lexington-59 St or 5 Avenue. Riders at that station are advised to take the 4,5, or 6 trains. People can also walk to 5 Av-53 St and take the E to 42 Street and transfer to the N or Q, or take the M and transfer to the N or Q at 34 St-Herald Square.

Manhattan-bound R trains are running on the F line between 36 Street in Queens and W4 Street R service runs express to 59 St-4 Avenue in Brooklyn, then local to Bay Ridge-95 Street.

Commuters making their way from Manhattan to Brooklyn R stations are advised to take the N for stations between Court Street and 53 Street.

Delays are expected on northbound N,Q and R service, as well as Brooklyn-bound B, D, and F trains.

Check the MTA website for continuing updates.