MTA Press Releases

Press Release
January 24, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1234567ACDEFQRW

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, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28 (and weekends until March 24), 1 trains skip 28th, 23rd, and 18th Streets in both directions due to Part Authority work on the WTC site at Cortland Street.

1

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, there are no 1 trains between 14th Street and South Ferry due to Part Authority work on the WTC site at Cortland Street. Customers may take the 2 or 3 between 14th Street and Chambers Streets. There is a free shuttle bus available between Chambers Street and South Ferry.

23

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, 23 trains run local between 96th Street and Chambers Street due to Part Authority work on the WTC site at Cortland Street, roadbed reconstruction at 59th Street and station rehab work at 96th Street.

4

From 10 p.m. Friday, January 25 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, the last stop for some Bronx-bound 4 trains is 149th Street due to track panel installation at Mosholu Parkway.

45

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, Brooklyn-bound 45 trains skip Fulton Street due to work on the Fulton Street Transit Center.

6

From 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park due to track repair between Westchester Square-East Tremont Avenue and Parkchester-East 177th Street stations.

7

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, there are no 7 trains between Main Street-Flushing and Woodside-61st Street due to signal replacement. 7 trains will make all stops between Woodside=61st Street and Queensboro Plaza. Free shuttle buses and free LIRR service provide alternate service. In addition, 7 express train service is suspended at all times in both directions until 5 a.m. Monday, March 3.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, there are no C trains running. Downtown A trains run local from 168th Street to West 4th Street, run on the F line between West 4th and Jay Street, then return to the AC line running local from Jay Street to Euclid Avenue. Manhattan-bound A trains run local from Euclid Avenue to 168th Street. These changes are due to Chambers Street signal modernization.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, Bronx-bound D trains run express from 145th Street to Tremont Avenue due to communication equipment installation.

EF

From 12:01 a.m. to midnight, Sunday, January 27, Manhattan-bound EF trains skip 75th Avenue (in Queens) due to track roadbed work between Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike and Forest Hills-71st Street stations.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, Queens-bound F trains run on the V line from 47th-50th Sts. to Roosevelt Avenue due to work in the 60th Street tunnel.

F

From 11 p.m. Friday, January 25 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 28, Coney Island-bound F trains skip 4th Avenue, 15th Street-Prospect Park and Ft. Hamilton Parkway due to roadbed replacement at 7th Avenue. The last stop for some Coney Island-bound F trains is 2nd Avenue.

Q

From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Kings Highway to Prospect Park due to rail replacement.

R

From 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, January 27, free shuttle buses will replace R trains between 95th and 36th Streets due to cable work at Bay Ridge Avenue.

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.