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Press Release
July 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting 2 4 5 6 7 A E F G N Q R
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.
2 Subway Line Icon 
From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, July 26 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27, due to track panel installation south of Prospect Av, and overcoat painting south of Jackson Av, 2 Subway Line Icon trains will run in two sections: 
· Between 241 St and 149 St-Grand Concourse with Manhattan-bound 2 Subway Line Icon trains running express from E 180 St to 3 Av-149 St.  
· Between 149 St-Grand Concourse and Flatbush Av. 
4 Subway Line Icon 
From 11:00 p.m. Saturday, July 26 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, July 27, and from 11:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, Crown Hts-Utica Av-bound 4 Subway Line Icon trains run local from 125 St to Grand Cantral-42 St due to CPM cable work south of 125 St.   
5 Subway Line Icon 
From 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 5 Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between E 180 St and Bowling Green due to track panel installation south of Prospect Av, and overcoat painting south of Jackson Av.  4 Subway Line Icon trains make all 5 Subway Line Icon station stops between 149 St-Grand Concourse and Bowling Green.  5 Subway Line Icon shuttle service operates all weekend between Dyre Av and E 180 St. 
6 Subway Line Icon 
Until February 2015 6 Subway Line Icon trains skip Zerega Av and Buhre Av in both directions due to CPM station rehabilitation work.   
· For Service To/From Zerega Av, use the Bx4 or shuttle buses to connect between Zerega Av and Castle Hill Av; free transfer is available with MetroCard.   
· For Service To/From Buhre Av, use the Bx8, Bx24, or shuttle buses to connect between Buhre Av and Middletown Rd; free transfer is available with MetroCard. 
6 Subway Line Icon 
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 25 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 Subway Line Icon trains run express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester due to station rehabilitation work at Buhre Av and Zerega Av, and platform edge and canopy work at Pelham Bay Park.
6 Subway Line Icon 
From 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 6 Subway Line Icon trains run every 14 minutes between Pelham Bay Park and Parkchester.  The last stop for some trains headed toward Pelham Bay Park is Parkchester, due to station rehabilitation work at Buhre Av and Zerega Av, and platform edge and canopy work at Pelham Bay Park.
7 Subway Line Icon
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 25 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, Times Sq-42 St-bound 7 Subway Line Icon trains run express from Mets-Willets Point to 74 St-Broadway due to CBTC related work on the Flushing line.
A Subway Line Icon 
At all times until September 2014, Far Rockaway/Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway Line Icon trains skip 88 St, and Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway Line Icon 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 Line Icon to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A Subway Line Icon.  From 88 St, take a Brooklyn-bound A Subway Line Icon to 80 St and transfer to a Far Rockaway or Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway Line Icon
· For Service To/From 104 St:  To 104 St, take the Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway Line Icon to Lefferts Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A Subway Line Icon.  From 104 St, take the Q112 bus. Or, take the A to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Lefferts Blvd-bound A Subway Line Icon train. 
A Subway Line Icon 
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 25 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, A Subway Line Icon trains are suspended in both directions between Ozone Park-Lefferts Blvd and Rockaway Blvd due to CPM station rehabilitation work at 88 St and 104 St stations. Howard Beach/Far Rockaway-bound A trains skip 88 St.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service via 80 St.   
E Subway Line Icon 
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 26 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, E Subway Line Icon trains will run local in Queens due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke, and CPM track tie renewal at 65 St.
F Subway Line Icon 
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 26 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, F Subway Line Icon trains will run local in Queens due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke, and CPM track tie renewal at 65 St
G Subway Line Icon
Beginning 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, G Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between Long Island City-Court Sq and Nassau Av due to MOW Fix & Fortify Sandy Recovery Work in the Greenpoint Tube.  Transfer out-of-system (with MetroCard) between the Broadway G Subway Line Icon station and Lorimer St JM stations.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service along two routes:
· Via Manhattan Av between Nassau Av and Court Sq, stopping at Greenpoint Av and 21 St.
· Via McGuinness Blvd between Lorimer St L and Court Sq, stopping near G Subway Line Icon stations at Nassau Av, Greenpoint Av, and 21 St.
N Subway Line Icon
From 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 25 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, N Subway Line Icon trains are suspended between Times Sq-42 St and Queensboro Plaza due to MOW Track and plated work in the 60 St Tube, chip and pour south of 5 Av, and switch work south of Queensboro Plaza.  Take the 7 of Q Subway Line Icon instead.  
Q Subway Line Icon 
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 26 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, Q Subway Line Icon trains will run local in Queens due to MOW Track and plated work in the 60 St Tube, chip and pour south of 5 Av, and switch work south of Queensboro Plaza.
R Subway Line Icon
From 5:30 a.m. to 12 midnight, Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, due to MOW Track and plated work in the 60 St Tube, chip and pour south of 5 Av, and switch work south of Queensboro Plaza, R Subway Line Icon trains are rerouted on the D Subway Line Icon and M Subway Line Icon lines in both directions as follows:
· Via the D Subway Line Icon line between DeKalb Av and B’way-Lafayette St.
· Via the M Subway Line Icon line between B’way-Lafayette St and Queens Plaza.  
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.