MTA Press Releases

Press Release
March 27, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 23457ACDEFGJNQR

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.

25

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, there are no 2 trains between Atlantic Avenue and Chambers Street. Uptown 2 trains replace the 5 from Bowling Green to 149th Street and uptown 5 trains replace the 2 from Chambers Street to 149th Street. These changes are due to several projects, including station rehab at Chambers Street and tunnel lighting in the Clark Street tunnel and Wall Street.

3

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, there are no 3 trains running. The M7, M102 and free shuttle buses replace the 3 between 148th Street and 135th Street. The 4 trains will make all 3 stops between Atlantic Avenue and New Lots Avenue. These changes are due to third rail work at 145th Street.

4

From 4 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 30, Bronx-bound 4 trains skip 161st, 167th, 170th Streets, Mt. Eden Avenue and 176th Street due to track panel installation at 161st and 167th Streets.

7

From 4 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 30, Flushing-bound 7 trains run express from Queensboro Plaza to Flushing-Main Street due to track and switch work at 74th Street.

AC

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, there is no C train service between 168th Street and 145th Street; customers should take the A instead. Customers should note, however, that the Queens-bound A and Brooklyn-bound C trains run express from Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. to Utica Avenue and uptown AC trains skip Spring, 23rd and 50th Streets. These changes are due to several projects including roadbed replacement at 175th Street, tunnel lighting work between 168th and 207th Sts., hydraulics work between Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Utica Avenue and at West 4th Street.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, free shuttle buses replace A trains between 168th Street and 207th Street. Customers may transfer between the Broadway or Ft. Washington Avenue shuttle buses and the A train at 168th Street due to roadbed replacement at 175th Street and structural and tunnel lighting work between 168th and 207th Sts.

A

rom 11 p.m. Friday, March 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, free shuttle buses replace A trains between Far Rockaway and Beach 90th Street due to track tie replacement work from Beach 67th Street to Far Rockaway.

DN

From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 30, Manhattan-bound D trains run on the N line from Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue to 36th Street (Brooklyn) due to fiber optic cable installation between 9th Avenue and 36th Street. The last stop for some Coney Island-bound N trains is Kings Highway.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, Queens-bound E trains run express during the midnight hours from Roosevelt Avenue to Forest Hills-71st Avenue due to electrical conduit installation.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, Queens-bound E trains skip Spring and 23rd Street due to hydraulics work at West 4th Street.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, Manhattan-bound F trains run on the V line from Roosevelt Avenue to 47th-50th Streets due to work in the 63rd Street tunnel.

G

From 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, there are no G trains between Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Court Square due to electrical conduit installation. Customers should take the E or R instead.

J

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30, Queens-bound J trains skip Hewes Street, Lorimer Street and Flushing Avenue due to tie and rail replacement.

Q

From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30, Q trains run in two sections due to track maintenance work:
- Between 57th Street-7th Avenue (Manhattan) and Brighton Beach and
- Between Brighton Beach and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue

R

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 31, Forest Hills-bound R trains run express from Roosevelt Avenue to Forest Hills due to electrical conduit installation.

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.