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Rockaway shuttle adjusts hours for repairs to line

Employees from MTA New York City Transit load subway cars onto flatbed trucks for transportation to the Rockaway Peninsula earlier this month. The cars were slated to be used to create shuttle trains on the H line in the Rockaways. Photo courtesy MTA/Patrick Cashin.
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Starting on Monday, Jan.21, the free H shuttle train from Far Rockaway-Mott Ave. to Beach 90th Street will operate Monday to Friday from 4:55 a.m. to 9:25 p.m. so that repairs can be made to restore full service to line in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the MTA said.

On weekends the H shuttle will run from 4 a.m. to 12 midnight.

From Beach 90th Street to Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue the train will operate Monday to Friday from 5:10 a.m. to 9:40 p.m., while on weekends it will run from 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Free shuttle buses will continue to run non-stop between the Howard Beach A train station and Far Rockaway-Mott Ave. A service operates between 207th Street in Manhattan and both Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Lefferts Boulevard.

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