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Press Release
April 24, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123456ACDEGJNQRW

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, April 28, to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30, there are no 1 trains between 14th Street and South Ferry due to work at the Cortlandt Street 1 station. Customers take the 23 or shuttle bus instead.

23

From 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday, April 29, Manhattan-bound 23 trains skip Atlantic Avenue due to an interagency exercise at Atlantic Avenue station.

4

At all times until July 16, Kingsbridge Road and 183rd Street stations are closed for rehabilitation. Free shuttle bus service is available to adjacent stations.

4

From 6 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30, Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip Mosholu Parkway due to removal of canopy on southbound platform.

5

From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, no 5 trains between 149th Street and East 180th Street due to switch work between East 180th Street and Morris Park stations. Customers should take the 2 instead.

6

From 4 a.m. Saturday, April 28 and 10 p.m. Sunday, April 29 (and the following weekend May 5-6), Manhattan-bound 6 trains run express from Parkchester to Hunts Point Avenue due to track panel installation south of East 177th Street-Parkchester station.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30, A trains run local between 168th Street and Canal Streets and between Utica and Euclid Avenues. There is no C train service. Free shuttle buses replace A service between Utica Avenue and Jay Street due to replacement of roadbed and track infrastructure in downtown Brooklyn.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30, Bronx-bound D trains skip 182nd-183rd Sts. due to rehab work between Tremont Avenue and Bedford Park Blvd.

ER

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30 (and weekends through May 28), Queens-bound ER trains run express between Queens Plaza and Roosevelt Avenue due to track and roadbed replacement at Steinway Street.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30, there are no E trains between West 4th Street and World Trade Center due to signal work at Chambers Street. Customers may take the A to Chambers Street.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30 (and weekends through May 28), there is no G train service between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to track and roadbed replacement at Steinway Street. Customers should take the E or R.

J

From 4 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 10 p.m. Sunday, April 29, there are no J trains between Broadway Junction and Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer. Free shuttle buses replace J trains between Jamaica-Van Wyck E station and Broadway Junction due to track panel installation at Cypress Hills and switch rehabilitation at Alabama Avenue.

N

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30, Manhattan-bound N trains run on the D line from Stillwell Avenue to 36th Street due to track panel installation north of 86th Street station.

NQ

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 30, Manhattan-bound NQ trains run on the R line from DeKalb Avenue to Canal Street due to a track chip-out and concrete pour north of DeKalb Avenue station.

RW

The Cortlandt Street Station is closed until further notice while the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey continue 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.