MTA Press Releases

Press Release
March 6, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123467ACEFGJMNR

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.

1

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, 1 trains skip 28th, 23rd, and 18th Streets in both directions due to underpinning work at Cortlandt Street.

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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, 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 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, 23 trains run local between 96th Street and Chambers Street due to underpinning work at Cortlandt Street.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, the last stop for selected Bronx-bound 4 trains is 149th Street-Grand Concourse due to track panel installation between Burnside Avenue and Woodlawn.

46

From 12:01 a.m. Sunday, March 9 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, downtown 46 trains skip Astor Place, Bleecker Street Spring and Canal Sts. due to inspection of gap filler at 14th Street/Union Square.

7

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, Manhattan-bound 7 trains skip 69th, 52nd, 46th, 40th, and 33rd Streets due to track work at 69th Street.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, free shuttle buses replace A trains between 168th Street and 207th Street. Customers may transfer between the Broadway or Fort Washington Avenue shuttle buses and the A train at 168th Street. There are no C trains between 145th Street and 168th Street. Customers should take the A instead. These changes are due to tunnel structure and lighting repairs between 168th Street and 207th Street.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, uptown AC trains skip Spring, 23rd and 50th Streets due to Chambers Street signal modernization.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, there are no E trains between West 4th Street and World Trade Center due to Chambers Street signal modernization. Customers should take the A instead.

ER

From 12:01 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 8, Queens-bound ER trains run express from Queens Plaza to Roosevelt Avenue due to installation of track drains between 36th Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

ER

From 12:01 a.m. to noon, Sunday, March 9, Manhattan-bound ER trains run express from Roosevelt Avenue to Queens Plaza due to installation of track drains between 36th Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10, Queens-bound F trains run on the V line from 47th-50th Streets/Rockefeller Center to Roosevelt Avenue due to communications equipment installation between 36th Street and 47th-50th Sts/Rockefeller Center stations.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 10 (and weekends until further notice), there are no G trains between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to track work. Customers should take the E or R instead.

JM

From 4 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 9, there is no M train service. One branch of the J service will operate between Middle Village/Metropolitan Avenue and Chambers Street. The other J service will operate between Jamaica Center/Parsons Archer and Cypress Hills. Free shuttle buses replace J trains between Cypress Hills and Myrtle Avenue. These changes are due to switch renewal south of Broadway Junction.

NR

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5 a.m. Monday. March 10, Brooklyn-bound NR trains are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge from Canal Street to DeKalb Avenue due to tunnel rehabilitation between Prince Street and Whitehall Street stations.

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.