Weekend subway service changes

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

2

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, downtown 2 trains run local from 96th Street to Chambers Street and uptown 2 trains run local from 14th Street to 96th Street due to component replacement work at the 34th Street-Penn station compressor plant.

3

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 6, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 6 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 7 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, July 7 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, 3 service is suspended due to component replacement work at the 34th Street-Penn station compressor plant.  Customers should take the 2 and free shuttle buses instead.  Free shuttle buses operate between 135th Street and 148th Street.

3

From 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, downtown 3 trains run local from 96th Street to Chambers Street and uptown 3 trains run local from 14th Street to 96th Street due to component replacement work at the 34th Street-Penn station compressor plant.

4

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, Woodlawn-bound 4 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting.

5

From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, Dyre Avenue-bound 5 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting.

7

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, Main Street-bound 7 trains run express from Queensboro Plaza to Mets-Willets Point due to installation of signal cables, equipment and track ties for Flushing CBTC and track panel installation between 52nd Street and 61st Street-Woodside.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, Queens-bound A trains run local from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to West 4th Street, then are rerouted via the F line to Jay Street-MetroTech due to asbestos abatement south of Chambers Street.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, Brooklyn-bound C trains are rerouted via the F line from West 4th Street to Jay Street-MetroTech due to asbestos abatement south of Chambers Street.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, downtown E trains run express from 34th Street-Penn Station to Canal Street due to asbestos abatement south of Chambers Street.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted via the M line after 36th Street, Queens to 47th-50th Sts due to station work at Lexington Avenue-63rd Street for the Second Avenue Subway Project.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, 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.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, there is no G train service between Court Square and Nassau Avenue.  G trains operate between Nassau Avenue and Church Avenue.  There is no G service at Greenpoint Avenue, 21st Street and Court Square.

Free shuttle buses operate on two routes:

  1. Via Manhattan Avenue between Nassau Avenue G and Court Square
  2. Via McGuinness Blvd between Lorimer Street L and Court Square

Customers may transfer between:

  • G trains and shuttle buses at Nassau Avenue
  • L trains and shuttle buses at Lorimer Street
  • E, M, and 7 trains and shuttle buses at Court Square

J

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, July 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 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, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, 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.)

N

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 6, from 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 7 and from 11:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, N trains are rerouted via the Q line in both directions between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue due to work in the Montague tube.  (See R entry.)

Q

From 10:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Sheepshead Bay to Kings Highway due to track panel work at Sheepshead Bay.

Q

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 8, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Kings Highway to Prospect Park due to station rehabilitation at Parkside Avenue, Beverly Road and Cortelyou Road.

R

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, R trains are rerouted via the Q line in both directions between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue due to work in the Montague tube.

  • No N or R trains at City Hall, Cortlandt Street, Rector Street, Whitehall Street, Court Street and Jay Street-Metro Tech.
  • Customers should use the 4 at nearby stations.