MTA Press Releases

Press Release
March 12, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 123467CDEFJNQR

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 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, 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 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, there are no 1 trains between 34th 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 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, 23 trains run local between 96th Street and Chambers Street due to underpinning work at Cortlandt Street.

4

From 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16, Manhattan-bound 4 trains run express from Bedford Park Blvd. to Burnside Avenue due to cable work between Kingsbridge Road and Burnside Avenue.

6

From 4 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 16, Bronx-bound 6 trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park due to track panel installation between Parkchester-East 177th Street and Pelham Bay Park. The last stop for some Bronx-bound 6 trains is 3rd Avenue.

7

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, Flushing-bound 7 trains skip 33rd, 40th, 46th, 52nd and 69th Streets due to track work at 69th Street.

C

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, uptown C trains run express from Canal Street to 145th Street due to cable and conduit work between 42nd Street and 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, uptown D trains run on the A line from West 4th Street to 59th Street due to cable and conduit work between 42nd Street and 59th Street-Columbus Avenue.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, Manhattan-bound E trains skip Van Wyck Blvd. due to ADA work at Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, Manhattan-bound F trains skip Sutphin and Van Wyck Blvds. due to due to ADA work at Kew Gardens- Union Turnpike.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, Manhattan-bound F trains run on the V line from Roosevelt Avenue to 47th-50th Streets/Rockefeller Center due to communications equipment installation between 36th Street (Queens) and 47th-50th Sts/Rockefeller Center stations.

J

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16 (and the following weekend, Mar 22-23), Manhattan-bound J trains skip Flushing Avenue, Lorimer and Hewes Sts. due to rail replacement between Myrtle and Marcy Avenues.

L

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 17, there are no L trains between 8th Avenue and Union Square due to roadbed replacement between 3rd and Bedford Avenues:

Customers should take the M14 bus instead. The L train will run in two sections:

- Between Union Square and Bedford Avenue every 16 minutes (bypassing 3rd Avenue in both directions) and

- Between Bedford Avenue and Rockaway Parkway every 8 minutes, except between the hours of 11:25 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday when trains will run approximately every 30 minutes.

N

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 5 a.m. Monday. March 17, Coney Island-bound N trains run express from 59th Street to Kings Highway due to repair work on the 20th Avenue bridges.

Q

From 11 p.m. Saturday, March 15 to 10 a.m. Sunday, March 16, downtown Q trains run local from 57th Street to Canal Street due to asbestos abatement of the concrete duct south of 42nd Street-Times Square.

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.