MTA Press Releases

Press Release
February 13, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1245ACEFGJLMNQR

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, February 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 18, downtown 12 trains skip 86th and 79th Streets due to station rehabilitation at 96th Street station.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 18, 4 trains run in two sections due to a track chip out at 149th Street-Grand Concourse:
- Between Woodlawn and 125th Street and
- Between 125th Street and New Lots Avenue

5

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 18, there are no 5 trains between East 180th Street and Bowling Green stations due to track panel installation north of Jackson Avenue. Customers may transfer between the 2 and 4 at 149th Street-Grand Concourse.

ACF

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, there is no C train service. Customers should take the A in Manhattan and the F in Brooklyn. A trains run local between 168th Street and Canal Street stations. F trains replace the C between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. and Euclid Avenue. This is due to Bergen Street signal work.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, downtown A trains skip 50th, 23rd, and Spring Streets due to signal work between West 4th Street and World Trade Center stations.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, there are no E trains between West 4th Street and World Trade Center due to signal work between West 4th Street and World Trade Center stations. Customers should take the A instead.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 18, Manhattan-bound F trains run on the V track from Roosevelt Avenue to 47th-50th Streets due to communications equipment installation between 36th Street and 47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center stations.

FG

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, F trains run between Hoyt-Schermerhorn and 179th Streets. F trains replace the C between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. and Euclid Avenue. G trains replace F trains between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. and Stillwell Avenue. This is due to Bergen Street signal work.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 19 (and weekends until further notice), there are no G trains between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to Bergen Street signal work. Customers should take the E or R instead.

JM

From 4 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 10 p.m. Sunday, February 17, there are no M trains running. The J replaces the M except where free shuttle buses replace J trains between Cypress Hills and Myrtle Avenue. This is due to track switch renewal at Broadway Junction.

NR

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday. February 19, Manhattan-bound NR trains are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge from DeKalb Avenue to Canal Street due to tunnel rehabilitation between Prince and Whitehall Street stations.

Q

From 11 p.m. Friday, February 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 18, the last stop for some Brooklyn-bound Q trains is Brighton Beach due to deck work near the tower at Stillwell Avenue.

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.