Weekend subway service changes


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Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Check out these service changes before taking the subway this weekend.

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains.

 1

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, there are no 1 trains between 14th Street and South Ferry due to Cortlandt Street Reconstruction.  Customers should use the 2 and 3 trains and free shuttle buses.

  • Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Chambers Street and South Ferry.
  • 1 trains run express in both directions between 34th Street-Penn Station and 14th Street.
  • 2 and 3 trains run local in both directions between 34th Street-Penn Station and Chambers Street

Overnight Note:  Downtown 1 trains run local from Times Square-42nd Street to 14th Street.

 2

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, downtown 2 trains skip 149th Street-Grand Concourse due to station rehabilitation.  For service to/from this station, customers may take the Bx2/Bx19 bus or walk to/from 3rd Avenue-149th Street.

 4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, 4 trains run local in both directions between 125th Street and Grand Central-42nd Street due to signal work between 42nd Street-Grand Central and 125th Street.

 5

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, 5 service operates between Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green all weekend due to station rehabilitation at 149th Street-Grand Concourse.  In addition, 5 trains run local in both directions between 125th Street and Brooklyn Bridge due to signal work between 42nd Street-Grand Central and 125th Street.

 5

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, downtown 5 trains skip 149th Street-Grand Concourse due to station rehabilitation.  For service to/from this station, customers may take the Bx2/Bx19 bus or walk to/from 3rd Avenue-149th Street.  From this station, take a downtown 4 instead.

 A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, 207th Street-bound A trains are rerouted via the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street, then run local to 168th Street due to asbestos removal in the tube north of Jay Street-MetroTech and track maintenance north of 125th Street.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, 168th Street-bound C trains are rerouted via the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street due to asbestos removal in the tube north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

 D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 15 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, 205th Street-bound D trains run local from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to 145th Street due to track maintenance north of 125th Street.

 E

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, Manhattan-bound E trains are rerouted via the F line after 36th Street in Queens to West 4th Street due to track tie renewal in the 53rd Street tube.

 E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, Jamaica Center-bound E trains run express from Canal Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to asbestos removal in the tube north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

 F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, Jamaica-bound F trains run express from West 4th Street to 34th Street-Herald Square due to track tie renewal at 23rd Street, 34th Street-Herald Square and 42nd Street-Bryant Park.

 M

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, M service is suspended due to station renewal at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues.

  • Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Av and Myrtle Av, making all station stops.

(Note: At all times until late August 2013, M trains bypass Central Avenue in both directions due to station rehabilitation work at Central Avenue.)

 N (Nights)

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, from 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, June 16, and from 11:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, N trains are rerouted via the Q in both directions between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue due to station painting and asbestos abatement in the Montague tube.  (See R entry.)

Q

From 10:45 p.m. Friday, June 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 17, Queens-bound Q trains run express from Sheepshead Bay to Kings Highway due to track panel work at Sheepshead Bay.

 R

From 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, R trains are rerouted via the Q line in both directions between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue due to station painting and asbestos abatement in the Montague tube.   There are no N or R trains in either direction at Jay Street-MetroTech, Court Street, Whitehall Street, Rector Street, Cortlandt Street and City Hall.  Customers may use the 4 at nearby stations.