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.

4

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, January 11 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 4 trains are suspended between 149 St-Grand Concourse and Woodlawn due to track maintenance and track panel installation between 149 St-Grand Concourse and 161Street-Yankee Stadium. 4 trains operate between Utica Ave/New Lots Av and 149 St-Grand Concourse.  Customers are advised to use crosstown buses to access nearby D stations.  Free shuttle buses operate in two sections:

· Between 149 St-Grand Concourse and 161 St Yankee-Stadium and

· Between Woodlawn and the Bedford Park Boulevard D station.

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, January 10 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, Brooklyn Bridge-bound trains run express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester due to station work and platform demolition work at Castle Hill Avenue and Middletown Road stations.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 10 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, Brooklyn-bound A  trains run express from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Canal St due to structural survey work in the Rutgers Tunnel.

A

From 5:30 p.m. Saturday, January 11 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, A trains are suspended between Howard Beach and Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue due to the installation of third rail heaters between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Aqueduct, and for maintenance on the North Channel Bridge.  Free shuttle buses operate in two segments.

· Non-stop between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Far Rockaway via Nassau Expressway

· Between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Rockaway Park, stopping at Broad Channel.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12, Brooklyn-bound C trains run express from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Canal St due to structural survey work in the Rutgers Tunnel.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, January 11 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, D  trains run local in both directions between 34 St-Herald Sq and W4 St due to switch repairs south of 14 Street.

E

From 12:15 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12, and from

12:15 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, E trains run express from Queens Plaza to Roosevelt Ave due to track tie renewal north of Queens Plaza.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 10, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, Manhattan-bound E trains skip Van Wyck Blvd and 75 Ave due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

F

From 9:45 p.m. Friday, January 10, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, Queens-bound F trains run on the M line from 47-50 Sts to Queens Plaza due to Second Avenue Subway construction.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 10, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, Brooklyn-bound F trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Van Wyck Blvd and 75 Av due to signal cable installation.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 10, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, Brooklyn-bound F  trains are rerouted via the A  line from W4 St to Jay St-MetroTech due to structural survey work in the Rutgers Tunnel.

G

From 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12, G trains run every 20 minutes between Court Sq and Bedford-Nostrand Avs, due to Fix and Fortify Sandy Recovery Work in the Greenpoint Tube.

N

From 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12, Coney Island-bound trains are rerouted via the D line from 36th St to Coney Island Stillwell Av, due to design survey work near    20 Ave.

R

From 6:00 a.m. to 12 midnight Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12, Queens-bound R trains run express from Queens Plaza to Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave due to track tie renewal north of Queens Plaza.

S (Rockaway Shuttle)

From 5:30 p.m. Saturday, January 11 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, Rockaway Park Shuttle trains run between Rockaway Park and Far Rockaway due to the installation of third rail heaters between Howard Beach and Aqueduct, and for maintenance on the North Channel Bridge. Free shuttle buses operate between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Rockaway Park, stopping at Broad Channel.

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.