MTA Press Releases

Press Release
March 20, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 1234567ACFGJLNQR

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion 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.

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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, there are no 1 trains between 14th Street and South Ferry. Customers may take the 2 or 3 between 34th Street and Chambers Street. Free shuttle buses are available between Chambers Street and South Ferry. These changes are necessary due to underpinning work at Cortlandt Street.

23

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, 23 trains run local between 96th Street and Chambers Street due to underpinning work at Cortlandt Street.

4

From 4 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 23, Bronx-bound 4 trains run express from 149th Street-Grand Concourse to Burnside Avenue due to track panel work north of 167th Street station.

5

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, no 5 trains between Bowling Green and Brooklyn Bridge due to signal work at Bowling Green. Customers should take the 4 instead.

7

From 4 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 23, Flushing-bound 7 trains run express from Queensboro Plaza to Willets Point due to track panel work south of 74th Street.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, there is no C train service; customers should take the A instead. A trains run local between 168th Street and Euclid Avenue with these exceptions: Brooklyn-bound A trains run on the F line from West 4th Street to Jay Street (due to Chambers Street signal modernization) and Manhattan-bound A trains run express from Utica Avenue to Hoyt-Schermerhorn due to track work.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, uptown F trains skip 14th Street and 23rd Street due to track work between West 4th and 34th Streets.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, there are no G trains between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to track cable work between Roosevelt Avenue and Forest Hills-71st Avenue.

J

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23, Manhattan-bound J trains skip Flushing Avenue, Lorimer and Hewes Sts. due to rail replacement between Myrtle and Marcy Avenues.

L

From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 22, free shuttle buses replace L trains between Broadway Junction and Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs. due to track work at Broadway Junction, Bushwick Avenue-Aberdeen Street and Wilson Avenue.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, Coney Island-bound N trains run on the D line from 36th Street (Brooklyn) to Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue due to track panel installation between 8th Avenue and 86th Street.

Q

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, Q trains run local between 57th Street and Canal Street in both directions due to a concrete pour south of 42nd Street-Times Square.

R

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 24, Queens-bound R trains run express from Queens Plaza to Roosevelt Avenue, then local to 179th Street due to track cable work between 36th Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

NR

The Cortlandt Street Station is closed until further notice while the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey continues to build on the WTC site.

Customers who rely on these lines should allow for additional travel time. For further information, customers should consult the Weekend Service Change notices posted in subway stations or call #3333 from any subway station telephone. Customers may also call NYC Transit's Travel Information Center at 718 330 1234 or log on at www.mta.info.