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Press Release
August 14, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
For Changes Affecting 1 4 5 6 A C D E F G N 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.
1 Subway
From 11:30 p.m. Friday, August 15 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, 1 Subway trains are suspended between 96 St and Van Cortlandt Park-242 St due to CPM Brick Arch Repair at 168 St and 181 St, and repair work in the area of 125 St.  A SubwayC Subway trains, M3 and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.  
4 Subway
From 11:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, August 17, and from 11:00 p.m. Sunday, August 17 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, New Lots Av-bound 4 Subway trains run local from 125 St to Grand Cantral-42 St due to CPM cable work south of 125 St.  
5 Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 15 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, 5 Subway trains are suspended between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E180 St due to CPM Signal Modernization on the Dyre Ave Line.  Free shuttle buses operate between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E180 St all weekend.
6 Subway
Beginning 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 5 until February 2015 6 Subway 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 

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 15 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 Subway 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 

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 15 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 Subway trains run express from Hunts Point Av to Parkchester due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.

6 Subway
From 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16 and from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 6 Subway trains run every 16 minutes between 3 Av-138 St and Pelham Bay Park due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.  The last stop for some 6 Subway trains headed toward Pelham Bay Park is 3 Av-138 St.  
A Subway
At all times until September 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.  From 88 St, take a Brooklyn-bound A Subway to 80 St and transfer to a Far Rockaway or Lefferts Blvd-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.

A Subway

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 15, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, A Subway trains are suspended between Ozone Park-Lefferts Blvd and Rockaway Blvd due to CPM 88 St station rehabilitation.   Far Rockaway-Mott Av-bound A Subway trains skip 88 St and Rockaway Blvd.  Free shuttle buses operate between 80 St and Lefferts Blvd, stopping at 88 St, Rockaway Blvd,104 St, and 111 St.

A Subway 
From 11:45 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Friday, August 15 to Sunday, August 17, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, August 17 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, Inwood-207 St-bound A Subway trains run express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle to due to CPM preparation for Hurricane Sandy Work. 
 
A Subway
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 15, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 4, A Subway trains are suspended in both directions between 168 St and Inwood-207 St due to MOW track tie renewal near 181 St.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service.
A Subway
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 16 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, Queens-bound A Subway trains run local from 168 St to 59 St-Columbus Circle due to MOW track maintenance and rail work north of 59 St-Columbus Circle.
C Subway 
From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16, and Sunday, August 17, 168 St-bound C Subway trains run express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle to due to CPM preparation for Hurricane Sandy Work.
D Subway
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 16 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, Coney Island- Stillwell Av-bound D Subway trains run local from 145 St to 59 St-Columbus Circle due to MOW track maintenance and rail work north of 59 St-Columbus Circle.
E Subway
12:30 a.m. Saturday, August 16, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, E Subway trains run local in Queens due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke, and MOW track tie renewal at 65 St.
F Subway
From 11:15 p.m. Friday, August 15, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, Coney Island-bound F Subway trains are rerouted via the M Subway line from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to 47-50 Sts Rock Ctr due to Second Avenue Subway construction work.
F Subway 
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 15 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, Jamaica 179 St-bound F Subway trains are rerouted via the A Subway line from Jay St-MetroTech to W 4 St-Wash Sq due to CPM preparation for Hurricane Sandy work. 
F Subway
From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, August 15, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, F Subway trains run local in Queens due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke and MOW track tie renewal at 65 St.
G Subway
At all times until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, G Subway 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 station and Lorimer St J SubwayM Subway 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 Subway and Court Sq, stopping near G stations at Nassau Av, Greenpoint Av, and 21 St.
R Subway
From 6:30 a.m. to 12 midnight Saturday, August 16, and Sunday, August 17, R Subway service is extended to Jamaica-179 St due to MOW Jamaica Yard lead switch reconstruction.
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.