Weekend subway service changes


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

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on several 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 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 1, 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  trains run local from Times Square-42nd Street to 14th Street.   trains run express between 148th Street and Times Square-42nd Street.

 4

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 1, Woodlawn-bound 4 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting.

 5

From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30, uptown (Dyre Avenue-bound) 5 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting.

 A

From 12:01 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 207th Street-bound A trains run local from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to 168th Street due to track maintenance north of 125th Street.

D

From 12:01 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 205th Street-bound D trains run local from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to 145th Street due to track maintenance north of 125th Street.

From 12:01 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29, Jamaica Center-bound E trains run local from Roosevelt Avenue to Forest Hills-71st Avenue due to track rehab between Grand Avenue and Elmhurst Avenue.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 1, 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.

F

From 12:01 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 29, Jamaica-bound F trains run local from Roosevelt Avenue to Forest Hills-71st Avenue due to track rehab between Grand Avenue and Elmhurst Avenue.

J

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, June 29 to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 30, Jamaica Center-bound J trains run express from Myrtle Avenue to Broadway Junction due to track panel installation at Kosciusko Street.

M

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 1,  M service is suspended due to station renewal work at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues.  Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, 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.)

From 10:45 p.m. Friday, June 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 1, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Sheepshead Bay to Kings Highway due to track panel work at Sheepshead Bay.