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Press Release
December 22, 2010
Holiday Service Advisory
Saturday Schedule for Buses and Subways on Christmas Eve

MTA New York City Transit and MTA Bus announced that on the upcoming holiday eve, Friday, December 24, buses and subways will run on a Saturday schedule.  Customers who are traveling by bus or subway on Christmas Eve should check Saturday schedules, lines and routes.

On subways, this means that certain routes like the No. 5 to Nereid Avenue, Nos. 6 and 7 express trains, the rush hour Rockaway Park A, the entire B, the 179th Street E, the M in Manhattan and Queens, the Q in Astoria and the Z skip-stop will not be running on Friday.  On buses, there are many routes that either do not operate on Saturdays, or do not run on part of the route or at certain hours.  Some routes which formerly operated on Saturday no longer do, including the B2, B24, B69, Bx20, Bx34, Bx55, M8, M21, M50, Q31, Q76, S54, S76, X27 and X28.

On Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, subways will run on a Saturday schedule and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. 

Customers may visit to check for Current Service Status as well as to plan their trip with Plan&Ride or call Travel Information at (718) 330-1234, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily.  Customers may also try our new On the Go iPhone/iPad app at