MTA Press Releases

Press Release
January 10, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 123457ACFGQRW

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 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, 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 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, 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 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, 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 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, Brooklyn-bound 4 trains skip Fulton Street due to work on the Fulton Street Transit Center.

4

From 4 a.m. Saturday, January 12 to 10 p.m. Sunday, January 13, free shuttle buses replace 4 trains between Woodlawn and Bedford Park Blvd. due to track panel installation at Mosholu Parkway.

5

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, Brooklyn-bound 5 trains skip Fulton Street due to work on the Fulton Street Transit Center.

7

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, there are no 7 trains between Main Street-Flushing and Woodside-61st Street due to signal replacement. Free shuttle buses and free LIRR service provide alternate service.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, Queens-bound AC trains skip Lafayette, Clinton-Washington, Franklin and Kingston-Throop Avenues due to hydraulics work at Lafayette Avenue.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14 (and weekends through February 4), 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 11 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, Coney Island-bound F trains skip 4th Avenue, 15th Street-Prospect Park and Ft. Hamilton Parkway due to roadbed replacement at 7th Avenue.

G

From 11 p.m. Friday, January 11 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 14, there are no G trains between Nassau Avenue andSmith-9 Streets due to switch replacement at Bedford-Nostrand Aves. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Nassau Avenue and the Jay Street-Borough Hall AF station.

Q

From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13 (and weekend until January 26-27), Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Kings Highway to Prospect Park due to rail replacement.

NR

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.