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FASTRACK Arrives on the J Line

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We're putting repairs on the FASTRACK
Comes to Lower Manhattan on the J line iconline Weeknights 10 PM to 5 AM • Mon to Fri • Apr 1 - 5
 

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Service Changes

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About FASTRACK

The FASTRACK maintenance program completely suspends train service over a segment of a subway line, to give our workers uninterrupted access to tracks, signals, cables, lighting, third rail components, and platform edges.

For the first time, the FASTRACK program will expand outside of Manhattan to address critical system infrastructure in other boroughs. Also new for 2013 are Weekend FASTRACK service changes.

FASTRACK has allowed crews to work more productively, achieving efficiencies valued at $16.7 million in 2012. An additional benefit of the FASTRACK project environment is a significantly lower accident rate experienced by participating employees.  During FASTRACK 2012, the Lost Time Accident rate per 100 Employees dropped to 1.38/year versus a rate of 2.42/year during all other operations.

During a FASTRACK shutdown, our employees inspect hundreds of signals and switches, repair and replace track rails and cross ties, clean track floors, perform elevator and escalator repair work, repair water damage, clear drains, and clean stations. We also clear the track-bed of a significant amount of debris. We repaint areas untouched in years, because they are not reachable during normal train operation. We clean lighting fixtures, change bulbs, and repair platform edges. We also perform high-intensity station cleaning providing a visible improvement to the station environment and your commute.

Finally, FASTRACK has also had an impact on the reliability of service; delays have been reduced by 4.4% in areas where FASTRACK work has been performed.

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Service Changes

No J line icon trains between Broad St and Delancey St-Essex St

How will trains operate?

J line icon service operates between Jamaica Center and Delancey St-Essex St, the last stop.

What are the travel alternatives?

Take F line icon and 4 line icon6 line icon instead:

  • F line icon and 4 line icon6 line icon trains provide connecting service between J line icon trains at Delancey St-Essex St and Lower Manhattan
  • Transfer between F line icon and J line icon trains at Delancey St-Essex St.
  • Transfer between F line icon and 4 line icon local or 6 line icon trains at Bleecker St/B’way-Lafayette St.

Consider the A line icon or E line iconto/from Lower Manhattan:

  • A line icon trains at Fulton St connect with J line icon trains at Broadway Junction.
  • E line icon trains at World Trade Center connect with J line icon trains at Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av.

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Getting Around
 

Stations closed
to J line icon service
Use these nearby stations
Broad St Bowling Green wheelchair icon4 line icon
Wall St 4 line icon
Fulton St Fulton St 4 line iconA line icon
Chambers St Brooklyn Bridge wheelchair icon4 line icon
Canal St Canal St wheelchair icon4 line icon local or 6 line icon
Bowery St Delancey St-Essex St J line icon
Spring St 4 line iconlocal or 6 line icon
Other changes to service may affect your trip. Please consult Service Change Directories
or visit mta.info to use
TripPlanner+.

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