Metropolitan Transportation Authority logo

MTA Press Releases

Press Release
May 4, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 1246DEFGRW

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

From11 p.m. Friday, May 4 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 7, downtown 12 trains skip 66th, 59th, and 50th Streets due to emergency cable work between 59th and 72nd streets.

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.

6

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from Hunts Point Avenue to Pelham Bay Park due to emergency switch work north of East 177th Street-Parkchester station.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 7, Bronx-bound D trains skip 182nd-183rd Sts. due to rehab work between Tremont Avenue and Bedford Park Blvd.

EF

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 7, Manhattan-bound EF trains run express from Union Turnpike to Roosevelt Avenue due to conduit work between Union Turnpike to Roosevelt Avenue.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 7, Manhattan-bound F trains run on the V line from Roosevelt Avenue to 47th-50th Streets due to fan plant rehabilitation between 47th -50th Streets and 57th Street stations.

G

From 10 p.m. Friday, May 4 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 7, there is no G train service between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to repairs to emergency alarm box cable work between Nassau Avenue and 21st Street-Van Alst stations. Customers should take the E or R. In addition, G trains run every 20 minutes between Court Square and Smith-9th Sts.

R

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 7 (and weekends through May 28), Manhattan-bound R trains run express from Forest Hills-71st Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue due to track conduit work between Union Turnpike and Roosevelt Avenue.

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.