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Press Release
May 7, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting   2 3 4 5 6 A C E F G J M N Q R S
Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” 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.
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 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2 Subway Line Icon trains are suspended in both directions between Franklin Av and Flatbush Av Brooklyn College due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  Free shuttle buses provide alternative service, making all subway stops between Franklin Av and Flatbush Av Brooklyn College 
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From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, 3 Subway Line Icon trains are suspended due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  2 Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.  In Brooklyn, free shuttle buses operate between Franklin Av and New Lots Av.  Transfer between 2 Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Av.  In Harlem, free shuttle buses serve 135 St, 145 St, and 148 St.  Transfer between 2 Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses at 135 St.
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From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12 4 Subway Line Icon trains are suspended in both directions between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and New Lots Av due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  2 Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.  Transfer between 2 Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Av.
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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12 4 Subway Line Icon trains run local in both directions between 125 St and Grand Central 42 St due to cable work south of 125 St.
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From 5:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and from 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 5 Subway Line Icon trains run local in both directions from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St due to cable work south of 125 St.  Trains run every 20 minutes between Eastchester-Dyre Av and Bowling Green.
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From 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 6 Subway Line Icon trains run every 16 minutes between 3 Av-138 St and Pelham Bay Park due to track panel installation at St Lawrence Av, and track maintenance at Cypress Av.  The last stop for some Pelham Bay Park bound 6 Subway Line Icon trains is 3 Av-138 St.  
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From 5:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Sunday, May 11, 7 Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between Times Square-42 St and Queensboro Plaza in both directions due to track work north of Queensboro Plaza.  Take the E Subway Line IconF Subway Line IconN Subway Line IconS Subway Line Icon and free shuttle buses making station stops at Queensboro Plaza, Queens Plaza, Court Square, Hunters Point Avenue and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Avenue.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, A Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between Ozone Park Lefferts Blvd and Rockaway Blvd due to station rehabilitations at 88 St and 104 St. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service via 80 St.  Far Rockaway Mott Av-bound A Subway Line Icon trains skip 88 St and Rockaway Blvd.  Free shuttle buses operate between 80 St and Ozone Park Lefferts Blvd, stopping at 88 St, Rockaway Blvd, 104 St, and 111 St.  Transfer between shuttle buses and the A Subway Line Icon at 80 St. 
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, May 11, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, May 11, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Brooklyn-bound A Subway Line Icon trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade.
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From 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, Brooklyn-bound C Subway Line Icon trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade.
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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Manhattan-bound E Subway Line Icon trains run express from 34 St-Penn Station to Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade. 
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From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, E Subway Line Icon trains run local in both directions between Queens Plaza and Forest Hills-71 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke.
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From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Queens-bound F Subway Line Icon trains run local between Queens Plaza and Forest Hills-71 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke.  Coney Island-Stillwell Av-bound F Subway Line Icon trains run local between Forest Hills-71 Av and 21 St-Queensbridge.  
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From 9:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Queens-bound F Subway Line Icon trains are rerouted via the E Subway Line Icon line from 47-50 Sts-Rock Ctr to Queens Plaza due to Second Avenue Subway construction work.
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From 5:00 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, G Subway Line Icon trains run every 20 minutes between Court Sq and Bedford-Nostrand Avs due to Hurricane Sandy recovery work.  The last stop on some Court Sq-bound G Subway Line Icon trains is Bedford-Nostrand Avs.
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From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, J Subway Line Icon service is suspended between Marcy Av and Broadway Junction due to track panel work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.  Free shuttle buses operate between Marcy Av and Broadway Junction stopping at Hewes St, Lorimer St, Flushing Ave, Myrtle Av, Kosciusko St, Gates Av, Halsey St, and Chauncey St.
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From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, M Subway Line Icon service is suspended due to track panel work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.  Transfer between J Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses at Marcy Av.  Free shuttle buses operate between Middle Village Metropolitan Av and Marcy Av, stopping at Fresh Pond Rd, Forest Av, Seneca Av, Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs, Knickerbocker Av, Central Av, Myrtle Av, Flushing Av, Lorimer St, and Hewes St.  
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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 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, the Rockaway Park Shuttle is suspended due to track panel installation from Beach 67 St to Beach 60 St.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Rockaway Park-Beach 116 St and Beach 67 St, stopping at Beach 105 St, Beach 98 St, and Beach 90 St.  Transfer between A Subway Line Icon trains and free shuttle buses at Beach 67 St.
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.