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Press Release
January 24, 2014
IMMEDIATE
FASTRACK Comes to the 2 3 4 in Brooklyn
3 Service Ends Early Each Night
On Monday, January 27, MTA New York City Transit brings FASTRACK to the 2 Subway Line Icon3 Subway Line Icon4 Subway Line Icon line in Brooklyn.  From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for four consecutive weeknights from Monday, January 27, to early Friday morning, January 31, 2 Subway Line Icon4 Subway Line Icon trains run express in both directions between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and Franklin Av.  Trains will not stop at Bergen St, Grand Army Plaza, and Eastern Pkwy.  Take free shuttle buses and Q Subway Line Icon trains. 3 Subway Line Icon service ends early between Chambers St and New Lots Av.  
Travel alternatives:
  • Free shuttle buses operate between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and Franklin Av making station stops at Bergen St, Grand Army Plaza, and Eastern Pkwy.
  • Transfer between free shuttle buses and trains at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr 2 Subway Line Icon4 Subway Line IconQ Subway Line Icon and Franklin Av 2 Subway Line Icon4 Subway Line Icon.
  • For Bergen St and Grand Army Plaza, consider the Q Subway Line Icon at the nearby 7 Av station for service to/from Manhattan.
  • 4 Subway Line Icon service is extended to New Lots Av early.  Transfer between 2 Subway Line Icon and 3 Subway Line Icon trains at Chambers St or between 2 Subway Line Icon and 4 Subway Line Icon trains at Franklin Av.
FASTRACK has been designed around the careful determination that there is adequate alternate means of transportation, including enhanced services along some bus lines during work periods.  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.
FASTRACK was introduced in January 2012, devoting four straight weeknights to perform maintenance work in tunnels, stations and on tracks, completely suspending service within a given line segment for a seven-hour period between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., allowing an army of maintenance workers to perform dozens of tasks.   
Our next FASTRACK overnight closure will be on the A Subway Line IconC Subway Line Icon between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts and Broadway Junction beginning Monday night February 3, and ending early Friday morning, February 7.