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Press Release
March 6, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 A C D E F G N Q 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 at http://www.mta.info/nyct 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.
1 Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Bronx-bound 1 Subway trains run express run express from 96 St to 145 St due to steel repair work south of 125 St to 133 St.
2 Subway
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2 Subway trains run local in both directions between 96 St and Times Sq-42 St due to track work at Times Sq-42 St.
3 Subway
From 11:45 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Friday, March 7 to Sunday, March 9, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, March 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 3 Subway service is suspended due to track work at Times Sq-42 St.  Take 2 Subway trains or free shuttle buses running between 135 St and 148 St. 
3 Subway
From 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9, 3 Subway trains are suspended in both directions between Franklin Av and New Lots Av due to subway car testing south of Crown Hts Utica Av.  Take 4 Subway trains for service between Franklin Av and Crown Hts Utica Av.  Free shuttle buses operate between Crown Hts Utica Ave and New Lots Av making all 3 Subway line subway station stops.
3 Subway
From 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9, 3 Subway trains run local in both directions between 96 St and Times Sq-42 St due to track work at Times Sq-42 St.
4 Subway
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Bronx-bound 4 Subway trains run local from Brooklyn Bridge City Hall to Grand Central-42 St due to track maintenance north of 14 St-Union Sq.
5 Subway
From 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 5 Subway trains run every 20 minutes between Eastchester Dyre Av and Bowling Green due to track maintenance north of 14 St-Union Sq. Bronx-bound 5 Subway trains run local from Brooklyn Bridge City Hall to Grand Central-42 St.
6 Subway
At all times until May 2014, 6 Subway trains skip Middletown Rd and Castle Hill Ave in both directions due to station renewal work.
6 Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 Subway trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park due to station renewal work at Middletown Rd and Castle Hill Av stations.
7 Subway
From 2:00 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 7 Subway trains are suspended between Times Sq-42 St and Queensboro Plaza due to CBTC signal work and hurricane-related repair work in the Steinway tunnel, and track tie replacement work at Queensboro Plaza. Use E SubwayF SubwayN SubwayQ Subway trains for service between Manhattan and Queens.  Free shuttle buses make all subway station stops between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Queensboro Plaza.  The 42 Street Shuttle operates overnight. 
A Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Brooklyn-bound A trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due CPM structural survey for Hurricane Sandy  work.
C Subway
From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9, Brooklyn-bound C Subway trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due to due CPM structural survey for Hurricane Sandy work.
D Subway
From 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, Bronx-bound D Subway trains run express from Bay Pkway to 9 Av due to rail renewal work north of Bay Pkway.
D Subway
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, D Subway trains run local in both directions between 34 St Herald Sq and W4 St Wash Sq due to MOW switch work north of W4 St Wash Sq. 
E Subway
From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, E Subway trains run local in both directions between Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av and Forest Hills 71 Av due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.
F Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Queens-bound F Subway trains run express from Church Av to Smith 9 Sts due to signal work at Church Av.
F Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Coney Island Stillwell Av-bound F Subway trains are rerouted on the A Subway line from W 4 St to Jay St-MetroTech due to due CPM structural survey for Hurricane Sandy work.
F Subway
From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, F Subway trains run local in both directions between Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av and Forest Hills-71 Av due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.
G Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Queens-bound G Subway trains run express from Church Av to Smith 9 Sts  due to signal work at Church Av.
Q Subway
At all times until early summer 2014, Coney Island-bound Q Subway trains skip Parkside Av, Beverley Rd, and Cortelyou Rd due to painting and concrete repair work on station platforms at Parkside Av, Beverley Rd, and Cortelyou Rd.
Q Subway
From 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Q Subway trains are suspended between Coney Island Stillwell Av and Prospect Park in both directions due to track panel work from Church Av to Newkirk Av.  Take free shuttle buses.
Q Subway
From 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9, Q Subway service is extended to Ditmars Blvd to replace partially-suspended 7 Subway service due to CBTC signal work and hurricane-related repair work in the Steinway tunnel, and track tie replacement work at Queensboro Plaza. 
R Subway
From 11:45 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Friday to Sunday, March 7 to March 9, R Subway trains are suspended between 59 St and 36 St in both directions due to cable repair work.  
S Subway (42nd St)
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 6:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 42 Street Shuttle trains operate overnight. 
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.