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Press Release
April 19, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 12345ACEFGJNRW

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.

12

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 21, to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, downtown 12 trains skip 66th, 59th, and 50th Streets due to concrete pour/station rehabilitation at 59th Street.

3

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, 3 trains are rerouted to 137th Street 1 station. Free shuttle buses replace 3 trains between 125th and 148th Streets and between 148th Street and the 137th Street 1 station. This is due to ADA work at 135th Street 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 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip Bedford Park Blvd. and Fordham Road due to station rehabilitation work on 183rd Street and Kingsbridge Road stations and installation of signal equipment between Bedford Park Boulevard and Burnside Avenue.

45

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23 (and weekends through May 14), uptown 45 trains skip Fulton Street due to Fulton Street Transit Center construction.

5

From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 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.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23 (and weekends through May 5-7), 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.

ER

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23 (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 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, (and the following weekend Apr 28-30), there are no E trains between West 4th Street and World Trade Center due to signal work at Chambers Street. Customers should take the A instead.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, Coney Island-bound F trains skip 4th Avenue, 15th Street-Prospect Park and Fort Hamilton Parkway due to ADA work at Church Avenue.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23 (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 21 to 10 p.m. Sunday, April 22 (and weekends through 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.

NR

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, Brooklyn Bridge-bound NR trains are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge from Canal Street to DeKalb Avenue due to structural tunnel rehab work between Prince and Whitehall Streets.

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.