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Press Release
January 30, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting 2 5 6 A D F G N R S
Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender” which previously took over the front page of the MTA website each weekend, but is now accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.
The newly updated “Weekender for Mobile App,” which now includes MTA Subway Time data, is available for iPhone in the Apple app store, and in the Google Play store for Android devices.  This free-to-download app shares the same features as the desktop version, including a subway diagram that displays the service to be provided each weekend, and all service changes.  Users can pinch or expand the map to multiple zoom levels, and tap to choose one of three ways to view service diversions: Service by Line, Service by Borough and Service by Station.  Customers can also download the apps at http://mta.info/apps/weekenderApp.html.
TripPlanner+ provides travel information that takes weekend service diversions into account.  In addition, customers can receive customized subway diversion e-mails delivered to their inbox by signing up for the E-mail Subscription Program.  Just log on to the NYC Transit homepage and click on the Know Before You Go banner.
These weekend changes are necessary because of capital construction work on the MTA New York City Transit subway system.  This work is part of NYC Transit’s ongoing 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.  For more information on the 2010-2014 Capital Program log on to www.mta.info/capital. Customers who rely on these lines should allow for additional travel time.
2 Subway
From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, February 1 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2 Subway trains operate in two sections due to track panel installation work north of Nereid Av.  
Between Flatbush Av and E 180 St, and via the 5 Subway to/from Dyre Av
Between E 180 St and 241 St.  To continue your trip, transfer at E 180 St.
2 Subway
From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, February 1 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2 Subway trains run express from Wakefield 241 St to Gun Hill Rd due to track panel installation.  
5 Subway
From 3:45 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1 and from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1, to Sunday, February 2, 5 Subway shuttle trains are suspended between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E180 St due to track panel installation work north of Nereid Av.  5 Subway Shuttle service is replaced by 2 Subway trains between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E 180 St.
6 Subway
At all times until May 2014, 6 Subway trains skip Middletown Road and Castle Hill Avenue in both directions due to station renewal work.
6 Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 Subway trains run express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester due to station work and platform demolition work at Castle Hill Avenue and Middletown Road stations.
A Subway
From 11:00 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, A Subway trains are suspended between Broad Channel and Far Rockaway-Mott Av due to track panel installation Beach 67 St to Beach 60 St.  A Subway trains are rerouted to Rockaway Park, replacing Rockaway Park Shuttle service.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Far Rockaway-Mott Av and Beach 90 St, making all station stops.  Transfer between A Subway trains and free shuttle buses at Beach 90 St.
D Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1, Brooklyn-bound D Subway trains will not stop at 7 Av, 47-50 Sts, 42 St-Bryant Pk, and 34 St-Herald Sq.  Brooklyn-bound D trains are rerouted via the C Subway from 59 St to W 4 St due to switch work south of 42 St Bryant Pk.  D Subway service operates in two sections.  
Between 205 St and the 2 Av F Subway station. Between W 4 St and Stillwell Av.
F Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. and Monday, February 3, Coney Island-bound F Subway trains skip 4 Av-9 St, 15 St-Prospect Park, and Fort Hamilton Pkwy due to signal work at Church Av.  For service to these stations take a Coney Island-bound F Subway train to 7 Av or Church Av and transfer to a Queens-bound F Subway or G Subway train.  From these stations, take a Queens-bound F Subway or G Subway to 7 Av or Smith-9 Sts and transfer to a Coney Island-bound F Subway.
G Subway
From 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Saturday, February 1, and Sunday, February 2, G Subway trains run every 20 minutes between Court Sq and Bedford-Nostrand Avs, due to Fix and Fortify Sandy Recovery Work in the Greenpoint Tube. The last stop for some trains headed towards Court Sq is Bedford-Nostrand Avs.  To continue your trip, transfer at Bedford-Nostrand Avs to a Court Sq-bound G Subway train.
G Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. and Monday, February 3, Church Av-bound G Subway trains skip 4 Av-9 St, 15 St-Prospect Park, and Fort Hamilton Pkwy due to signal work at Church Av.
N Subway
From 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1, and Sunday, February 2, Ditmars Blvd-bound N trains are rerouted on the D Subway (express) from Stillwell Av to 36 St in Brooklyn due to design survey work near 20 Ave.
S Subway  (Rockaway Park Shuttle)
From 11:00 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, Rockaway Park Shuttle service is suspended due to track panel installation Beach 67 St to Beach 60 St.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Far Rockaway-Mott Av and Beach 90 St, making all station stops.   Transfer between A Subway trains and free shuttle buses at Beach 90 St.
FIX & FORTIFY
Sandy Recovery Work 
N SubwayR Subway (Montague Tubes Closed)
At all times until October 2014, there are no N Subway or R Subway trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.  Late night N Subway and weekend R Subway service are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge.  
No N Subway or R Subway trains in either direction at Jay Street-MetroTech, Court Street, Whitehall Street, Rector Street, Cortlandt Street and City Hall.
Late night R Subway shuttle in Brooklyn is unaffected.