F (New York City Subway service)

New York City Subway service

The F Queens Boulevard Express/Sixth Avenue Local are two rapid transit services in the B division of the New York City Subway . Their route bullets are colored orange , since they use and are part of the IND Sixth Avenue Line in Manhattan.

R160 F train arriving at Bay Parkway

Operations change

The F operates at all times between 179 Street in Jamaica , Queens and Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island , Brooklyn , making all stops except for an express section in Queens between Forest Hills - 71st Avenue and 21st Street - Queensbridge . Some trains terminate at Church Avenue or Kings Highway. Two scheduled rush hour trips in the peak direction run express in Brooklyn between Jay Street - Metrotech and Church Avenue , making one stop in between at Seventh Avenue. This express service was introduced in September 2019. In Brooklyn , local service is denoted as (F) in a circle shaped bullet while express service is donated as <F> in a diamond-shaped bullet.

Equipments change

The F trains equipment is the R160A-2 , R160B-1 as the R160B Alstom and R160B-2 as the R160B Siemens , the F train had R46s in the past but they got removed and the F train has R160s now .