MTA Press Releases

Press Release
August 17, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123457ACDEFGLMNQRW

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

1

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, there are no 1 trains between 14th Street and South Ferry. Customers may take the 2 or 3 between 14th Street and Chambers Street. Shuttle buses replace 1 service between Chambers Street and South Ferry. This is due to work on the Cortlandt Street underpinning.

23

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, 23 trains run local between 96th Street and Chambers Street due to the Cortlandt Street underpinning.

3

From 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., Sunday, August 19, 3 train service is replaced by M7, M102 and shuttle buses between 135th Street and 148th Street due to switch renewal south of 148th Street-Lenox Avenue.

4

At all times through mid-November, Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip Mosholu Parkway due to station rehab.

5

From 4 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 10 p.m. Sunday, August 19, there area no 5 trains between 149th Street and East 180th Streets due to track panel installation north of Jackson Avenue. Customers should take the 2 instead.

7

From 4 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 10 p.m. Sunday, August 19, Flushing-bound 7 trains skip 69th, 74th, 82nd, 90th, 103rd, and 111th Streets due to track panel installation.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, these changes are in effect due to switch renewal work north of Bergen Street:

- There are no C trains running

- F trains replace the C between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts and Euclid Ave.

- A trains run local between 168th Street and Canal Street

A

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5a.m. Monday, August 20, free shuttle buses replace A trains between 168th Street and 207th Street due to tunnel rehab work between 168th Street and 207th Street stations.

A

From 6 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 9 p.m. Sunday, August 19, these changes are in effect due to track panel installation south of the 80th Street station:

- Far Rockaway-bound A trains skip 88th Street and Rockaway Blvd.

- Free shuttle buses replace A trains between Lefferts Blvd. and 80th Street (Queens)

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, Coney Island-bound D trains run local from DeKalb Avenue to 36th Street due to a concrete pour on a switch north of DeKalb Avenue.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, Bronx-bound D trains skip 182nd-183rd Sts due to electrical substation rehab work.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, there are no E trains between West 4th Street and World Trade Center due to Chambers Street signal modernization. Customers may take the A to Chambers St. or Broadway-Nassau stations.

E

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 4:30 a.m. Monday, August 20, Manhattan-bound E trains run express from Roosevelt Avenue to Queens Plaza due to roadbed replacement work south of Queens Plaza.

EF

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, Manhattan-bound E trains skip Van Wyck Blvd. and Manhattan-bound F trains skip Sutphin and Van Wyck Blvd. due to ADA station work at Union Turnpike.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, F trains run between Euclid Avenue and 179th Street. G trains replace the F between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. and Stillwell Avenue. Customers may transfer between the F and G trains at Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. station. This is due to switch renewal work north of Bergen Street.

G

From 12:15 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20 (and until further notice), there is no G train service between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to switch renewal work north of Bergen Street. Customers should take the E or R.

L

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, free shuttle buses replace L trains between Rockaway Parkway and Broadway Junction due to track panel installation south of Broadway Junction.

M

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, free shuttle buses replace M trains between Metropolitan Av. and Myrtle Ave-Broadway due to station rehab work at Wyckoff Avenue.

N

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, Manhattan-bound N trains run on the D line from Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue to 36th Street (Brooklyn) due to track panel installation north of 86th Street station.

N

From 5 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 20, Coney Island-bound N trains run on the local R track from 57th Street-7th Avenue in Manhattan to 59th Street-4th Avenue in Brooklyn due to switch work north of the DeKalb Avenue station.

Q

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 18 to 4:30 a.m. Monday, August 20, there are no Q trains between 57th Street and 42nd Street due to a track chip-out south of Queens Plaza station. Customers may take the N or R instead.

R

From 5 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, R trains skip 5th Avenue, Lexington Avenue, and Queens Plaza in both directions due to track chip-out south of Queens Plaza station. Customers should take the E instead.

RW

The Cortlandt Street Station is closed until further notice while the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey continues to build on the WTC site.

Customers who rely on these lines should allow for additional travel time. For further information, customers should consult the Weekend Service Change notices posted in subway stations or call #3333 from any subway station telephone. Customers may also call NYC Transit's Travel Information Center at 718 330 1234 or log on at www.mta.info.