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FASTRACK Returning to Upper Manhattan

Upper Manhattan D train
Upper Manhattan D train

MTA New York City Transit brings FASTRACK back to Upper Manhattan along the A Subway Line IconC Subway Line IconD Subway Line IconB Subway Line Icon lines.  A Subway Line Icon trains will be suspended in both directions between 59th Street and Inwood-207th Street and D Subway Line Icon trains will be suspended between 59th Street and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for four consecutive weeknights from Monday, November 18 to early Friday morning, November 22.  B Subway Line Icon and C Subway Line Icon service will end early each night.  As an alternative, customers should take the 1 Subway Line Icon2 Subway Line Icon4 Subway Line Icon trains, the M4, Bx12 or Bx19 buses and free shuttle bus service.

  • A Subway Line Icon service will operate between Lefferts Blvd or Far Rockaway and 59th Street-Columbus Circle.
  • D Subway Line Icon service will operate in two sections, between 205th Street and 161st Street-Yankees Stadium and between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and Stillwell Avenue.

 

Travel Alternatives:

  • A Subway Line Icon customers should take the 1 Subway Line Icon for service between Midtown and Washington Heights.
  • D Subway Line Icon customers should take the 2 Subway Line Icon and 4 Subway Line Icon for service between Midtown and the Bronx.
  • For Central Park West, customers may use nearby 1 Subway Line Icon and 2 Subway Line Icon stations along Broadway.
  • In Washington Heights, customers may use nearby 1 Subway Line Icon stations along St. Nicholas Avenue.
  • The 42nd Street shuttle will operate through the night.

Additional connecting service is available with free shuttle buses and M4, Bx12 and Bx19 buses at select stations.  Alternative transportation options will be detailed in announcements and posters on trains, in stations and on selected buses; brochures will be available in both English and Spanish.  Information on this FASTRACK is available on the web at http://web.mta.info//nyct/service/fastrack_ACBD.htm.

There will be two more FASTRACK closures in 2013.  The next will be a weekend FASTRACK on the D Subway Line Icon and N Subway Line Icon lines on November 23 and 24 between Stillwell Avenue and the Bay Parkway D Subway Line Icon and the 86th Street N Subway Line Icon stations.  The final weeknight 2013 FASTRACK will be on the F Subway Line Icon line between West 4th Street and Jay Street/Metro-Tech from December 2 to 6.