MTA Press Releases

Press Release
September 27, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 1234567ACEGNRW

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, September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, there are no 1 trains between 14th Street and South Ferry. Customers may take the 2 or 3 between 14th Street and Chambers Street. There are free shuttle buses operating between Chambers Street and South Ferry. This is due to Port Authority underpinning work at the WTC site for the new PATH station.

2

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, 2 and 3 trains run local between 96th Street and Chambers Street due to Port Authority underpinning work at the WTC site for the new PATH station.

25

From 6 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 9 p.m. Sunday, September 30, Bronx-bound 25 trains run express from 3rd Avenue to East 180th Street due to work on the third rail between Jackson Avenue and West Farms Square-East Tremont Avenue stations.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, Bronx-bound 4 trains run express from 125th Street to Burnside Avenue due to track concrete pour north of the 149th Street -Grand Concourse station.

4

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

6

From 4 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 10 p.m. Sunday, September 30, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from Hunts Point Avenue to Parkchester due to track panel installation at Whitlock Avenue. (The last stop for some Bronx-bound 6 trains will be 3rd Avenue.)

7

From 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, Manhattan-bound 7 trains skip 111th, 103rd, 90th, 82nd, 74th and 69th Streets due to rail renewal between Willets Point-Shea Stadium and 69th Street stations.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, free shuttle buses and shuttle train service replace the A between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and the Rockaways due to track panel installation south of Howard Beach-JFK Airport station.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, free shuttle buses replace A trains between 168th Street and 207th Street via Broadway. The M4 bus provides additional service between 168th and 190th Streets via Ft. Washington Avenue. There is no C train service between 145th Street and 168th Streets. This is due to tunnel rehabilitation between 168th Street and 207th Street stations.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, downtown AC trains skip 50th, 23rd, and Springs Streets due to Chambers Street signal modernization.

E

From 5 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, E trains run on the F line between Roosevelt and 2nd Avenues due to fan plant rehab.

E

From midnight September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, E trains run on the R line between Queens Plaza and Canal Street due to fan plant rehab.

G

From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, September 29, there is no G train service between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to fan plant rehab. Customers should take the R.

NR

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 1, Manhattan-bound NR trains are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge from DeKalb Avenue to Canal Street due to tunnel rehabilitation south of Prince Street station.

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.