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Press Release
June 5, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting 1 2 6 7 F G Q 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.
1 Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 6, to 5:00 a.m. Sunday, June 8, South Ferry-bound 1 Subway trains run express from 34 St-Penn Station to Chambers St due to track tie renewal at 34 St-Penn Station.  
2 Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 6, to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, June 7, and from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, June 7 to 5:00 a.m. Sunday, June 8, Flatbush Av-Brooklyn-bound 2 trains run express from 34 St-Penn Station to Chambers St due to track tie renewal at 34 St-Penn Station. 
6 Subway
From 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 7, the 116 St 6 Subway line station will be EXIT ONLY due to the 116 St Festival.  Customers will not be allowed entry to this station between these hours.  Use the 110 St or 125 St 6 Subway stations instead.
6 Subway
From 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, June 8, the 77 St 6 line station will be EXIT ONLY due to the Puerto Rican Day Parade.  Customers will not be allowed entry to this station between these hours.  Use the 68 St or 86 St 6 Subway stations instead. 
7 Subway
From 2:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7, to 4:30 a.m. Sunday, June 8, 7 Subway trains are suspended between Times Square-42 St and Queensboro Plaza in both directions due to CBTC related work and track panel installation south of Queensboro Plaza.  E SubwayF SubwayN SubwayQ SubwayS Subway and free shuttle buses provide alternate service. Q Subway service is extended to Astoria Ditmars Blvd on Saturday, June 7, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Shuttle buses operate between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Queensboro Plaza making station stops at Queensboro Plaza, Queens Plaza, Court Square, Hunters Point Av and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av.
7 Subway
From 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, June 7, the last stop on some 7 Subway trains headed toward Queensboro Plaza will be 74 St-Broadway due to CBTC related work and track panel installation south of Queensboro Plaza.
A Subway
At all times until August 2014, Far Rockaway/Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway trains skip 88 St, and Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway trains skip 104 St due to station renewals at 88 St and 104 St.  
  • For Service To/From 88 St:  To 88 St, take the A Subway to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A Subway.  From 88 St, take a Brooklyn-bound A to 80 St and transfer to a Far Rockaway or LeffertsBlvd-bound A Subway.
  • For Service To/From 104 St:  To 104 St, take the Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway to Lefferts Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A Subway.  From 104 St, take the Q112 bus. Or, take the A Subway to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway train.
F Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 6, to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, June 7, Coney Island Stilwell Av-bound F Subway trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Briarwood-Van Wyck Blvd, and 75 Av due to rail work south of Parsons Blvd.  
F Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 6, to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 7, Jamaica-179 St-bound F Subway trains run express between Avenue X and Jay St-MetroTech due to rail work north of Ditmars Av and signal work at Church Av.  
G Subway
From 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 7, G Subway trains are suspended in both directions between Church Av and Hoyt-Schermerhorns 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 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 6, to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, June 8, Coney Island-Stillwell Av-bound Q Subway trains run express between Newkirk Av and Kings Hwy due to station renewal work at Parkside Av, Beverley Rd, and Cortelyou Rd.  
Q Subway
From 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, June 7, Q Subway trains are extended to Astoria Ditmars Blvd due to CBTC related work and track panel installation south of Queensboro Plaza on the 7 Subway line.
S Subway (42 St Shuttle)
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 7, to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, June 8, the 42 St Shuttle operates overnight due to CBTC related work and track panel installation south of Queensboro Plaza on the 7 line.
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.