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Press Release
April 10, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting 2 3 4 5 6 7 A C E F J L M N Q R
Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender” which 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 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2 Subway Line Icon trains run local in both directions between 96 St and Times Sq-42 St due to MOW dig out at Times Sq-42 St.
3 Subway Line Icon
From 11:45 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Friday to Sunday, April 11 to April 13, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 13, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 3 Subway Line Icon service is suspended due to MOW dig out at Times Sq-42 St.  Take the 2 Subway Line Icon and free shuttle buses.  Free shuttle buses serve 135 St, 145 St, and 148 St.  Transfer between 2 Subway Line Icon trains and shuttle buses at 135 St.
3 Subway Line Icon
From 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13, 3 Subway Line Icon trains run local in both directions between 96 St and Times Sq-42 St due to MOW dig out at Times Sq-42 St.
4 Subway Line Icon
From 11:45 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Friday to Sunday, April 11 to April 13, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 13, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Bronx-bound 4 trains run express from Grand Central-42 St to 125 St due to track tie renewal north of Grand Central-42 St.
4 Subway Line Icon
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 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. 
5 Subway Line Icon
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 11 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 5 Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between Dyre Av and E 180 St, due to signal modernization on the Dyre Avenue Line.  Free shuttle buses make all stops between Dyre Av and E 180 St.  5 Subway Line Icon service operates between E 180 St and Bowling Green, every 20 minutes.
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From 5:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, April 12, and from 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 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.
6 Subway Line Icon
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 11 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 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 11 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 Subway Line Icon trains run express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester due to station renewal work at Castle Hill Av and Middletown Rd.
7 Subway Line Icon
From 2:00 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 7 Subway Line Icon 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 FNQ 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 Line Icon
From 11:45 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Friday to Sunday, April 11 to April 13, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 13, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, A Subway Line Icon trains run express in both directions between 59 St-Columbus Circle and Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade, and rail and plate repair work south of W 4 St-Wash Sq.
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From 6:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, C trains run express in both directions between 59 St-Columbus Circle and Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade, and rail and plate repair work south of W 4 St-Wash Sq.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 11 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Queens-bound E Subway Line Icon trains run express from Canal St to 34 St-Penn Station due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade.
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From 12:15 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, and from 12:15 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Queens-bound E Subway Line Icon trains run express from Queens Plaza to Forest Hills-71 Av due to tunnel lighting installation south of Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Av.
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From 12:15 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14 Queens-bound E Subway Line Icon trains skip 75 Av and Briarwood-Van Wyck Blvd due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av.  
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From 11:15 p.m. Friday, April 11 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Coney Island-bound F Subway Line Icon trains are rerouted via the E Subway Line Icon from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to 5 Av/53 St due to Second Avenue Subway Project.  
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 11 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Brooklyn-bound F Subway Line Icon trains are rerouted via the A from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jay St-MetroTech due to rail and plate work south of W 4 St Wash Sq.
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From 12:15 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Queens-bound F Subway Line Icon trains skip 75 Av, Briarwood-Van Wyck Blvd, and Sutphin Blvd, due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke.
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From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 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 10:45 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Saturday to Monday, April 12 to April 14, L Subway Line Icon trains run every 24 minutes between Canarsie-Rockaway Pkwy and Broadway Junction due to CBTC testing.
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From 4:00 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 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 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13, Queens-bound N Subway Line Icon trains are rerouted via the D Subway Line Icon (express) from Coney Island-Stillwell Av to 36 St due to CPM survey work near 20 Av.
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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Brooklyn-bound N Subway Line Icon trains stop at 45 St and 53 St due to track tie renewal south of 36 St.
Q Subway Line Icon
At all times until early summer 2014, Coney Island-bound Q 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 11 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, Brooklyn-bound Q Subway Line Icon trains run express from Newkirk Av to Sheepshead Bay due to track panel work from Church Av to Newkirk Av.
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From 11:30 p.m. Friday, April 11 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 13, and from 11:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, R Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between 59 St and 36 St in Brooklyn due to track tie renewal work south of 36 St.  Take N Subway Line Icon trains instead.
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From 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12 to 12:15 p.m. and Monday, April 14, Queens-bound R Subway Line Icon trains run express from Queens Plaza to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av due tunnel lighting installation south of Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av.
FIX & FORTIFY
Sandy Recovery Work 
N Subway Line IconR Subway Line Icon (Montague Tubes Closed)
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.