Subway service changes to affect 16 lines this weekend


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Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin
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 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2 trains are suspended in both directions between Franklin Av and Flatbush Av Brooklyn College due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  Free shuttle buses provide alternative service, making all subway stops between Franklin Av and Flatbush Av Brooklyn College

3

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12 3 trains are suspended due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  2 trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.  In Brooklyn, free shuttle buses operate between Franklin Av and New Lots Av.  Transfer between 2 trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Av.  In Harlem, free shuttle buses serve 135 St, 145 St, and 148 St.  Transfer between 2 trains and free shuttle buses at 135 St.

4

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12 4  trains are suspended in both directions between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and New Lots Av due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  2 trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.  Transfer between 2 trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Av.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12 4 trains run local in both directions between 125 St and Grand Central 42 St due to cable work south of 125 St.

5

From 5:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and from 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 5  trains run local in both directions from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St due to cable work south of 125 St.  Trains run every 20 minutes between Eastchester-Dyre Av and Bowling Green.

6

From 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 6  trains run every 16 minutes between 3 Av-138 St and Pelham Bay Park due to track panel installation at St Lawrence Av, and track maintenance at Cypress Av.  The last stop for some Pelham Bay Park bound 6 trains is 3 Av-138 St.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12 A trains are suspended between Ozone Park Lefferts Blvd and Rockaway Blvd due to station rehabilitations at 88 St and 104 St. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service via 80 St.  Far Rockaway Mott Av-bound A trains skip 88 St and Rockaway Blvd.  Free shuttle buses operate between 80 St and Ozone Park Lefferts Blvd, stopping at 88 St, Rockaway Blvd, 104 St, and 111 St.  Transfer between shuttle buses and the A at 80 St.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, May 11, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, May 11, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Brooklyn-bound A  trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, Brooklyn-bound C trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Manhattan-bound E trains run express from 34 St-Penn Station to Canal St due to Mulry Square vent plant upgrade.

E

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, E trains run local in both directions between Queens Plaza and Forest Hills-71 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke.

F

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Queens-bound F trains run local between Queens Plaza and Forest Hills-71 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Tpke.  Coney Island-Stillwell Av-bound F trains run local between Forest Hills-71 Av and 21 St-Queensbridge.

F

From 9:45 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, Queens-bound F trains are rerouted via the E line from 47-50 Sts-Rock Ctr to Queens Plaza due to Second Avenue Subway construction work.

G

From 5:00 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, G trains run every 20 minutes between Court Sq and Bedford-Nostrand Avs due to Hurricane Sandy recovery work.  The last stop on some Court Sq-bound   trains is Bedford-Nostrand Avs.

J

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, J service is suspended between Marcy Av and Broadway Junction due to track panel work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.  Free shuttle buses operate between Marcy Av and Broadway Junction stopping at Hewes St, Lorimer St, Flushing Ave, Myrtle Av, Kosciusko St, Gates Av, Halsey St, and Chauncey St.

M

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 11, M service is suspended due to track panel work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.  Transfer between J trains and free shuttle buses at Marcy Av.  Free shuttle buses operate between Middle Village Metropolitan Av and Marcy Av, stopping at Fresh Pond Rd, Forest Av, Seneca Av, Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs, Knickerbocker Av, Central Av, Myrtle Av, Flushing Av, Lorimer St, and Hewes St.

Q

At all times until early summer 2014, Coney Island-bound Q  trains skip Parkside Av, Beverley Rd, and Cortelyou Rd due to painting and concrete repair work on station platforms at Parkside Av, Beverley Rd, and Cortelyou Rd.

S (Rockaway Park Shuttle)

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, May 12, the Rockaway Park Shuttle is suspended due to track panel installation from Beach 67 St to Beach 60 St.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Rockaway Park-Beach 116 St and Beach 67 St, stopping at Beach 105 St, Beach 98 St, and Beach 90 St.  Transfer between A trains and free shuttle buses at Beach 67 St.

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.