MTA Press Releases

Press Release
April 30, 2009
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 123567ACDEFGNQRW

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, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, downtown 1 trains skip 96th Street due to station rehab work at 96th Street.

23

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, downtown 23 trains skip 96th Street, then run local from 86th Street to Chambers Street due to station rehab work and roadbed replacement at 50th Street. Note: Overnight, downtown 3 trains skip 96th Street, then run local from 86th Street to 42nd Street.

23

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, uptown 23 trains run local from 42nd Street-Times Square to 96th Street due to roadbed replacement at 50th Street.

3

From 4 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday May 3, 3 trains run in two sections due to switch repairs and station painting at Sutter Avenue, Saratoga Avenue, Rockaway Avenue and Junius Street:

  • Between 148th Street and Utica Avenue and
  • Between Utica and New Lots Avenue (every 20 minutes)

5

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 1 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, free shuttle buses replace 5 trains between Dyre Avenue and East 180th Street due to signal work at East 180th Street and retaining wall work between Pelham Parkway and Baychester Avenue.

6

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from 3rd Avenue to Hunts Point Avenue due to platform edge rehabilitation at Cypress Avenue, East 143rd Street, East 149th Street, and Longwood Avenue stations and track panel installation between Morrison-Soundview Aves. and St. Lawrence Avenue.

6

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from 3rd Avenue to Hunts Point Avenue due to track panel installation between Morrison-Soundview Aves and St. Lawrence Avenue.

6

From 4 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday, May 3, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from Hunts Point Avenue to Parkchester due to track panel installation between Morrison-Soundview Aves. and St. Lawrence Avenue. Also, the last stop for some Bronx-bound 6 trains is 3rd Avenue

7

From 4 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday, May 3, Manhattan-bound 7 trains skip 111th, 103rd, 90th, and 82nd Streets due to track panel installation at 90th Street.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2, to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, downtown A trains run local from 168th Street to Jay Street due to station rehab work at Jay Street. Note: C trains are not running at this time.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, uptown A trains run local from Jay Street to Canal Street, then express to 59th Street, then trains resume local service to 168th Street due to the Lawrence St. station rehab and station rehab work at 59th Street. Note: C trains are not running during this time.

A

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 1 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, free shuttle buses replace A trains between 168th Street and 207th Street due to tunnel structure and lighting work.

Customers may transfer between the Broadway or Ft. Washington Avenue shuttle buses and the A train at 168th Street.

A

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 1 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, free shuttle buses and shuttle trains replace A trains between Howard Beach-JFKAirport and the Rockaways due to track panel installation on the South Channel Bridge.

C

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2, to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, there are no C trains running. A trains replace the C between 168th and Jay Street and F trains replace the C between Jay Street and Euclid Avenue. This is due to the Jay Street station rehabilitation and construction of the underground connector to Lawrence Street.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Coney Island-bound D trains run on the N line from 36th Street to Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue due to retaining wall work at the 38th Street Yard.

D

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 1 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, free shuttle buses replace D trains between 205th Street and Bedford Park Blvd. due to a track chip-out at Bedford Park Blvd. station.

EF

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 1 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Manhattan-bound EF trains run local from Forest Hills-71st Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue due to chip-out at Grand Avenue.

EF

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Jamaica-bound EF trains run local from Roosevelt Avenue to Forest Hills-71st Avenue due to a track chip-out at Grand Avenue.

FA

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Jamaica-bound F trains run on the A line from Jay Street to West 4th Street due to the construction of the underground tunnel connector between Broadway-Lafayette and Bleecker Street.

FG

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, F trains run between 179th Street and Euclid Avenue C station. G trains replace the F between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue due to the Jay Street station rehabilitation and construction of the underground connector to Lawrence Street.

G

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, there are no G trains between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square. Customers should take the E or R instead.

N

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, N trains run local between 59th Street-4th Avenue and Pacific Street due to subway tunnel rehabilitation.

NR

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Brooklyn-bound NR trains are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge from Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue due to electrical work in the Montague Tunnel. Customers may take the 4 at nearby stations.

Q

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Manhattan-bound Q trains skip Newkirk Avenue due to station rehab work.

Q

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Kings Highway to Prospect Park due to Brighton Line station rehabilitation.

Q

At all times, until December 2009, the Coney Island-bound side of the Avenue U and Neck Road stations are closed for rehabilitation. Customers should use Kings Highway BQ, Sheepshead Bay BQ, or Avenue U F stations as alternatives.

R

From 12:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, May 4, R trains are extended to 179th Street F station due to a track chip-out at Grand Avenue.

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. Customers may also call NYC Transit's Travel Information Center at 718 330 1234 or log on at www.mta.info.