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.

1
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, uptown 1 trains run express from Chambers Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to station painting at 28th Street and Canal Street.

2
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, May 18 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, May 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, uptown 2 trains run express from Chambers Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to station painting at 28th Street and Canal Street.

A
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, May 18 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, May 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, downtown (Queens-bound) A trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to track tie block renewal north of Spring Street and fan plant rehabilitation south of 14th Street.

A
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, May 18 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, May 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, uptown (Manhattan-bound) A trains run express from Broadway Junction to Utica Avenue due to platform area rehabilitation at Utica Avenue.

C
From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, downtown (Brooklyn-bound) C trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to track tie block renewal north of String Street and fan plant rehabilitation south of 14th Street.

C
From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, Manhattan-bound C trains run express from Broadway Junction to Utica Avenue due to platform area rehabilitation at Utica Avenue.

D, N – WEEKEND FASTRACK
From 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, there is no service between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Bay Parkway on the D and between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and 86th Street on the N due to weekend FASTRACK inspection, testing and maintenance of signal equipment. Customers may use the F or Q trains instead.

D customers may use:
B64 bus at Stillwell Avenue and Bay 50th Street/Harway Avenue
B82 bus at Bay Parkway
B1 at 25th Avenue

N customers may use B1 and B4 buses:
to Avenue X for F train service
to Ocean Parkway or Sheepshead Bay for Q train service

E
From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, Manhattan-bound E trains are rerouted via the F line after 36th Street, Queens to 2nd Avenue due to track tie renewal in the 53rd Street tube.

E
From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, there is no E train service between World Trade Center and West 4th Street due to track tie renewal in the 53rd Street tube. Customers should take the A or C instead. E trains originate and terminate at the 2nd Avenue F station.

F
From 9:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, Jamaica-bound F trains are rerouted via the M line from 47th-50th Sts to Queens Plaza due to station work at Lexington Avenue-63rd Street for Second Avenue Subway project.

F
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, Jamaica-bound F trains skip Fort Hamilton Parkway, 15th Street-Prospect Park and 4th Avenue-9th Street due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.

G
From 11 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, northbound G trains run express from Church Avenue to 4th Avenue-9th Street due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.

G
From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, G trains run every 20 minutes in both directions between Court Square and Bedford-Nostrand Avs. In addition, the last stop for some Court Square-bound G trains is Bedford-Nostrand Avs. due to lighting and cable work north of Nassau Avenue.

H (Rockaway Shuttle)
From 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 4:45 a.m. Monday, May 20, H (Shuttle train) service is suspended due to track panel installation between Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue and Beach 67th Street. Free shuttle buses operate between Far Rockaway and Rockaway Park-Beach 116th Street, making station stops at Beach 25th Street, Beach 36th Street, Beach 44th Street, Beach 60th Street, Beach 67th Street, Beach 90th Street, Beach 98th Street and Beach 105th Street.

J
From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, May 18 to 10 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Jamaica Center-bound J trains run express from Myrtle Avenue to Broadway Junction due to track panel installation north of Myrtle Avenue.
M
From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, M service is suspended. Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue making all station stops due to station renewal at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues.

(Note: At all times until late 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, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, uptown (Queens-bound) N trains skip 39th Avenue, 36th Avenue, Broadway and 30th Avenue in Queens due to station painting at 30th Avenue.

Q
From 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday, May 18, Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20, uptown (57thStreet-7th Avenue-bound) Q trains stop at 49th Street due to station painting at 30th Avenue.