MTA Press Releases

Press Release
January 31, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1234ACEFGLNR

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, February 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 4 (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, February 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 4, 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, February 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 4, 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, February 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, February 4, the last stop for some Bronx-bound 4 trains is 149th Street due to track panel installation at Mosholu Parkway.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 4, there are no C trains running. Downtown A trains run local from 168th Street to West 4th Street, then 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.

EF

From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3, Queens-bound E trains run on the V line from West 4th Street to 5th Avenue due to track cable work between 42nd Street and 5th Avenue stations.

F

From 11 p.m. Friday, February 1 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 4, Coney Island-bound F trains run skip 4th Avenue, 15th Street-Prospect Park and Ft. Hamilton Parkway due to roadbed replacement at 7th Avenue.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, February 1 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 4 (and weekends until further notice), there are no G trains between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square.

L

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 2 to 5 a.m. Monday. February 4, there are no L trains between 8th Avenue and Union Square due to track repairs. Customers should use the M14 bus instead.

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.