MTA Press Releases

Press Release
September 6, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 346ACDEGLNQRW

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.

3

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 10, 3 train service is replaced by M7, M102 and shuttle buses between 135th Street and 148th Street due to switch renewal south of 148th Street-Lenox Avenue.

4

At all times through mid-November, Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip Mosholu Parkway due to station rehabilitation.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to Monday, September 10, Bronx-bound 4 trains run express from 125th Street to Burnside Avenue due to track chip-out north of 149th Street-Grand Concourse.

6

From 4 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 10 p.m. Sunday, September 9, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from Hunts Point Avenue to Parkchester due to track panel installation at Whitlock Avenue. (The last stop for some Bronx-bound 6 trains will be 3rd Avenue.)

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to Monday, September 10, free shuttle buses and shuttle train service replace the A between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and the Rockaways due to track panel installation south of Howard Beach-JFK Airport station.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 10, Manhattan-bound D trains skip 167th, 161st, and 155th Street due to tunnel work north of 155th Street.

E

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 4:30 a.m. Monday, September 10, (overnight only), Manhattan-bound E trains run express from Roosevelt Avenue to Queens Plaza due to track chip-out south of Queens Plaza station.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 10, there are no E trains between West 4th Street and World Trade Center due to Chambers Street signal modernization.

EF

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 10, Jamaica-bound EF trains skip 75th Avenue due to ADA work at Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike station.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, September 7 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 10, (and until further notice), there is no G train service between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to track chip-out south of Queens Plaza. Customers should take the E or R.

NR

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 10, Brooklyn-bound NR trains are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge from Canal Street to DeKalb Avenue due to tunnel rehabilitation south of Prince Street station.

Q

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, September 8 to 4:30 a.m. Monday, September 10, there are no Q trains between 57th Street and 42nd Street due to a track chip-out south of Queens Plaza station. Customers may take the N or R instead.

R

From 5 a.m. to midnight Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, R trains skip 5th Avenue, Lexington Avenue, and Queens Plaza in both directions due to roadbed replacement/chip-out work south of Queens Plaza. For 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue, customers should transfer to the N at 57th-7th Avenue. For Queens Plaza, customers should take the E.

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 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.