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.

1

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, there is no 1 train service between 14th Street and South Ferry due to Cortlandt Street reconstruction.

Free shuttle buses operate between Chambers Street and South Ferry.

1 trains operate 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.

1

From 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, downtown (Manhattan-bound) 1 trains skip 238th Street due to staircase repair at 238th Street.

2

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 27 to 10 p.m. Sunday, April 28, downtown (Manhattan-bound) 2 trains run express from East 180th Street to 3rd Avenue-149th Street due to track panel installation at Freeman Street. Note: 5 trains run between Dyre Avenue and East 180th Street all weekend.

2

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 27 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2 trains run local in both directions between 34th Street and Chambers Street due to Cortlandt Street reconstruction.

3

From 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 3 trains run local in both directions between 34th Street and Chambers Street due to Cortlandt Street reconstruction.

4

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, and from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 27 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, uptown 4 trains run express from 14th Street-Union Square to Grand Central-42nd Street due to tie block renewal at 14th Street-Union Square.

4

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, downtown (Manhattan-bound) 4 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station rehabilitation at 149th Street-Grand Concourse.

5

From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, there is no 5 train service between East 180th Street and Bowling Green due to station rehabilitation at 149th Street-Grand Concourse. 5 service operates between Dyre Avenue and East 180th Street only.

For service between East 180th Street and 149th Street-Grand Concourse, customers may take to 2 instead.

For service between 149th Street-Grand Concourse and Bowling Green, customers may take the 4 instead.

6


From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, uptown 6 trains run express from 14th Street-Union Square to Grand Central-42nd Street due to tie block renewal at 14th Street-Union Square.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, there is no A train service between 168th Street and 207th Street due to station painting at 175th Street. A service operates between 168th Street and Lefferts Blvd and between 168th Street and Howard Beach-JFK Airport. Free shuttle buses operate in two segments:
Between 168th Street and 207th Street, making stops on Broadway at 175th, 181st , 190th and Dyckman Street
Between 168th Street and 190th Street, making stops on Fort Washington Avenue at 175th Street and 181st Street only

A

From 10:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 6:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27, from 10:45 p.m. Saturday, April 27 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28 and from 10:45 p.m. Sunday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday April 29, Brooklyn-bound A trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to survey and sample testing from manholes and tubes.

A

From 11:15 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, Manhattan-bound A trains run express from Euclid Avenue to Broadway Junction due to tie block renewal at Euclid Avenue.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, there are no C trains between 145th Street and 168th Street due to station painting at 175th Street. Customers should take the A instead. A trains run local between 145th Street and 168th Street.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, Brooklyn-bound C trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due survey and sample testing from manholes and tubes.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, Manhattan-bound C trains run express from Euclid Avenue to Broadway Junction due to tie block renewal at Euclid Avenue.

D

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 27 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday April 29, Manhattan-bound D trains operate express from 36th Street to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center due to conduit installation on ceilings in station area and platform edge work at Union Street.

F

From 11:15 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, 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 10:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted via the A from West 4th Street to Jay Street-MetroTech due to conduit installation on ceilings in station area and platform edge work at Union Street.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, there is no G train service between Church Avenue and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts due to tie block renewal north of Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. For F service, customers may 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.

J

From 12:45 a.m. Saturday, April 27 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 29, J service operates in two sections due to escalator repair at Bowery:
Between Jamaica Center and Essex Street
Between Essex Street and Chambers Street, every 20 minutes.

M

At all times until August 2013, M trains will bypass Central Avenue in both directions due to station rehabilitation work at Central Avenue.

N

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 26 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 27 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 28 to 5 a.m. Monday April 29, Manhattan-bound N trains run express from 36th Street to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center due to conduit installation on ceilings in station area and platform edge work at Union Street.

R

From 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, Manhattan-bound R trains run express from 36th Street to Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center due to conduit installation on ceilings in station area and platform edge work at Union Street.