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Press Release
April 3, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting 2 3 4 5 6 7 A C D E F G J M N Q R
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.
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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2 Subway Line Icon trains run local in both directions between 34 St Penn Station and Chambers St due to Mulry Square vent plan upgrade.
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From 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, 3 Subway Line Icon trains run local in both directions between 34 St Penn Station and Chambers St due to Mulry Square vent plan upgrade.
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From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 4 Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between 149 St-Grand Concourse and Woodlawn due to track panel installation at Bedford Pk Blvd and 161 St Yankee Stadium.  Take D Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses between 149 St-Grand Concourse and 161 St Yankee Stadium.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, April 6, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 6, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Bronx-bound 4 Subway Line Icon trains run express from Grand Central-42 St to 125 St due to track tie renewal north of Grand Central-42 St.
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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Brooklyn-bound 4 Subway Line Icon trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St due to cable work south of 125 St. 
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From 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, and from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 5 Subway Line Icon trains run every 20 minutes between Dyre Av and Bowling Green due to track maintenance north of Grand Central-42 St.  Bowling Green-bound 5 Subway Line Icon trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St due to cable work south of 125 St.
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At all times until May 2014, 6 Subway Line Icon trains skip Middletown Rd and Castle Hill Ave in both directions due to station renewal work.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 Subway Line Icon trains run express from Grand Central-42 St to 125 St due to track tie renewal north of Grand Central-42 St.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 Subway Line Icon trains run express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester due to station renewal work at Castle Hill Ave and Middletown Rd.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 7 Subway Line Icon trains run express between Mets-Willets Point and 74 St-Broadway due to CBTC signal work.
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From 11:30 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, A Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between Jay St-MetroTech and Utica Av in both directions due to track tie renewal north of Hoyt-Schermerhorn.  Transfer between A Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses at Jay Street-MetroTech or Utica Av.  We advise customers who are travelling to the Wood Memorial Stakes horse race at the Aqueduct Racetrack to take a J Subway Line Icon or L Subway Line Icon train to Broadway Junction, where they can transfer to an A Subway Line Icon train for service to the Aqueduct Racetrack.
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From 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, C Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between W 4 St Wash Sq and Euclid Av due track tie renewal north of Hoyt-Schermerhorn.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Bronx-bound D Subway Line Icon trains are rerouted via the N Subway Line Icon line from Coney Island Stillwell Av to 36 St due to inspection of arch ceilings.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, April 6, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 6 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Manhattan-bound E Subway Line Icon trains run express from Forest Hills 71 Av to Queens Plaza due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av, track maintenance south of 36th St and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Manhattan-bound E Subway Line Icon skip Briarwood Van Wyck Blvd and Forest Hills 71 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av.  
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From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Jamaica Center-bound E Subway Line Icon trains run local from Queens Plaza to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av due to track maintenance south of 36 St, and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.
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From 11:15 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Coney Island-bound F Subway Line Icon trains are rerouted via the E from Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av to 47-50 Sts Rock Ctr due to Second Avenue Subway work.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Queens-bound F trains run express from Church Av to Smith-9 Sts due to signal work at Church Ave.
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From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Jamaica 179 St-bound F Subway Line Icon trains run local from 21 St-Queensbridge to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av due to track maintenance south of 36 St, and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Coney Island-bound F Subway Line Icon trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Briarwood Van Wyck Blvd, and 75 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Queens-bound G Subway Line Icon trains run express from Church Av to Smith-9 Sts due to signal work at Church Av.  Queens-bound G Subway Line Icon trains will not stop at Fort Hamilton Pkwy, 15 St-Prospect Park, 7 Av, and 4 Av-9 St.
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From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, Jamaica Center Parsons/Archer-bound J Subway Line Icon trains run express from Marcy Av to Broadway Junction due to track work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.  
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From 4:00 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, M Subway Line Icon trains run every 20 minutes due to track work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.
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From 5:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, N Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between Astoria Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza in both directions due to switch work south of Ditmars Blvd.  Free shuttle buses make all subway station stops between Astoria Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza.
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At all times until early summer 2014, Coney Island-bound Q Subway Line Icon 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.
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From 10:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Coney Island Stillwell Av-bound Q Subway Line Icon trains run express from Newkirk Av to Kings Hwy due to track panel work from Church Av to Newkirk Av.
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From 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, Manhattan-bound R Subway Line Icon trains run express from Forest Hills 71 Av to Queens Plaza due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av, track maintenance south of 36th St and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.
FIX & FORTIFY
Sandy Recovery Work 
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At all times until October 2014, there are no N Subway Line Icon or R Subway Line Icon trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.  Late night N Subway Line Icon and weekend R Subway Line Icon service are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge.  
No N Subway Line Icon or R Subway Line Icon trains in either direction at Jay Street-MetroTech, Court Street, Whitehall Street, Rector Street, Cortlandt Street and City Hall.
Late night R Subway Line Icon shuttle in Brooklyn is unaffected.