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 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.

5

At all times, beginning 5:00 a.m. Monday, December 9 until 5:00 a.m. Monday, December 23, 5 trains will bypass Pelham Parkway station in both directions due to asbestos abatement work.   Free shuttle buses operate between Pelham Parkway and Morris Park stations.

6

At all times until May 2014, 6 trains skip Middletown Road and Castle Hill Avenue in both directions due to station renewal work.

6

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 6 to 4 a.m. Monday, December 9, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park due to platform demolition and thru span work at Castle Hill Avenue and Middletown Road.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 9, A trains are suspended between Broad Channel and Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue due to track panel replacement. Far Rockaway-bound A trains are rerouted to Rockaway Park.  Free shuttle buses operate between Beach 90th Street and Far Rockaway.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, December 7 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 9, D trains operate in two sections between Stillwell Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard, and between Bedford Park Blvd and 205th Street due to track maintenance north of Bedford Park Boulevard.

F

From 12:45 a.m. Saturday, December 7 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 9, F trains are suspended between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X due to switch renewal north of Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue.  Free shuttle buses operate between Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X, stopping at West 8th Street and Neptune Avenue.

G   

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 9, G trains are suspended between Court Square and Nassau Avenue due to Sandy Recovery Work in the Greenpoint Tube.  Free shuttle buses operate in two sections between Nassau Avenue and Court Square on the G Line, and between Lorimer Street and Court Square.

J

From 5:45 a.m. Saturday, December 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, December 8, northbound J trains run express from Myrtle Avenue to Broadway Junction due to track panel instillation north of Myrtle Avenue.

M

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 9, M trains are suspended between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue due to station rehabilitation 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.

Q

From 12:45 a.m. Saturday, December 7 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 9, Q trains are suspended between Stillwell Avenue and Brighton Beach due to switch renewal north of Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue.  Free Shuttle buses operate between Stillwell Avenue and Brighton Beach stopping at West 8 Street and Ocean Parkway.

S (Rockaway Shuttle)

From 11:00 p.m. Friday, December 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 9, Rockaway Park Shuttle trains are suspended and replaced by A train service due to panel installation.

S (Franklin Avenue Shuttle)

From 6:00 a.m. Saturday, December 7 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, Franklin Avenue Shuttle trains run every 24 minutes due to circuit breaker house work at Prospect Park.

N R

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.