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 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.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, Utica Avenue and New Lots Avenue-bound 4 trains run local from Grand Central-42nd Street to Brooklyn Bridge due to signal work between 14th Street-Union Square and 42nd Street-Grand Central.

5

From 5:45 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 21 and from 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, September 22, Bowling Green-bound 5 trains run express from Dyre Avenue to East 180th Street due to signal work between 14th Street-Union Square and 42nd Street-Grand Central.

5

From 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, September 21 and from 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Sunday, September 22, 5 trains run every 20 minutes between Dyre Avenue and bowling green.  Bowling Green-bound 5 trains run local from Grand Central-42nd Street to Brooklyn Bridge due to signal work between 14th Street-Union Square and 42nd Street-Grand Central.

6

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 20 to 4 a.m. Monday, September 23, Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 trains run express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester due to station work at Castle Hall Avenue and Middletown Road.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, there is no A  train service between Euclid Avenue and Lefferts Blvd/Howard Beach-JFK Airport due to track panel work at Lefferts Blvd. and Rockaway Blvd. and track tie renewal and maintenance at Grant Avenue.  A trains operate in two sections:

Between Inwood-207th Street and Euclid Avenue

Between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Far Rockaway

Free Shuttle buses operate in two segments:

Between Euclid Avenue and Howard Beach-JFK Airport, making station stops at Grant Avenue, 80th Street, 88th Street, Rockaway Blvd., 104th Street, 111th Street, Lefferts Blvd., Aqueduct Racetrack and Aqueduct-North Conduit Avenue.

Between Euclid Avenue and Howard Beach-JFK Airport, nonstop

Transfer between trains and free shuttle buses at Euclid Avenue and/or at Howard Beach-JFK airport.  Note:  Rockaway Park Shuttle service is unaffected.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, Brooklyn-bound A trains run local from 125th Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to track tie renewal south of 125th Street.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, Coney Island-bound D trains run local from 145th Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to track tie renewal south of 125th Street.

F

From 11:15 p.m. Friday, September 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, 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 Second Avenue Subway Project.

F

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, Coney Island-bound F  trains run express from Jay Street-MetroTech to Church Avenue due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.

G

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, there is no G  train service between Church Avenue and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.  Customers should take the F instead.  To connect between F and G service, customers should take the A or C between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts and Jay Street-MetroTech.

G service operates in two sections:

Between Court Square and Bedford-Nostrand Avs.

Between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts, every 20 minutes.

M

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, M service is suspended due to station renewal at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues.  Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, making all station stops.

N R (Montague Tubes Closed)

At all times until October 2014, there are no N or R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.  Late night N and weekend R service are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge.

No N or R trains in either direction at Jay Street-MetroTech, Court Street, Whitehall Street, Rector Street, Cortlandt Street and City Hall.

Late night R shuttle in Brooklyn is unaffected.

N

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, Ditmars Blvd-bound N trains are rerouted via the D line from Stillwell Avenue to 36th Street due to track panel removal at 86th Street.

N

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 23, Coney Island-bound N  trains skip 49th Street in Queens due to drain pipe installation at Times Square-42nd Street.

N

From 4:45 a.m. to 9 a.m., Sunday, September 22, Coney Island-bound N trains skip 30th Avenue, Broadway, 36th Avenue and 39th Avenue due to emergency replacement of damaged rail and other rail repairs north of Queensboro Plaza.

Q

At all times until December 2013, Manhattan-bound Q platforms at Cortelyou Road, Beverley Road and Parkside Avenue are closed for station component work.

R

From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, Bay Ridge-bound R trains skip 49th Street due to drain pipe installation at Times Square-42nd Street.