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.

2

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, February 1 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2 trains operate in two sections due to track panel installation work north of Nereid Av.

Between Flatbush Av and E 180 St, and via the 5 to/from Dyre Av

Between E 180 St and 241 St.  To continue your trip, transfer at E 180 St.

2

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, February 1 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2  trains run express from Wakefield 241 St to Gun Hill Rd due to track panel installation.

5

From 3:45 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1 and from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1, to Sunday, February 2, 5 shuttle trains are suspended between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E180 St due to track panel installation work north of Nereid Av.  5 Shuttle service is replaced by 2 trains between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E 180 St.

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 31 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 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 11:00 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, A trains are suspended between Broad Channel and Far Rockaway-Mott Av due to track panel installation Beach 67 St to Beach 60 St.  A trains are rerouted to Rockaway Park, replacing Rockaway Park Shuttle service.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Far Rockaway-Mott Av and Beach 90 St, making all station stops.  Transfer between A trains and free shuttle buses at Beach 90 St.

D

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1, Brooklyn-bound D  trains will not stop at 7 Av, 47-50 Sts, 42 St-Bryant Pk, and 34 St-Herald Sq.  Brooklyn-bound D trains are rerouted via the C from 59 St to W 4 St due to switch work south of 42 St Bryant Pk.  D service operates in two sections.

Between 205 St and the 2 Av F station. Between W 4 St and Stillwell Av.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. and Monday, February 3, Coney Island-bound F trains skip 4 Av-9 St, 15 St-Prospect Park, and Fort Hamilton Pkwy due to signal work at Church Av.  For service to these stations take a Coney Island-bound F train to 7 Av or Church Av and transfer to a Queens-bound F or G train.  From these stations, take a Queens-bound F or G to 7 Av or Smith-9 Sts and transfer to a Coney Island-bound F.

G

From 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Saturday, February 1, and Sunday, February 2, 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. The last stop for some trains headed towards Court Sq is Bedford-Nostrand Avs.  To continue your trip, transfer at Bedford-Nostrand Avs to a Court Sq-bound G train.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. and Monday, February 3, Church Av-bound G trains skip 4 Av-9 St, 15 St-Prospect Park, and Fort Hamilton Pkwy due to signal work at Church Av.

N

From 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1, and Sunday, February 2, Ditmars Blvd-bound N trains are rerouted on the D  (express) from Stillwell Av to 36 St in Brooklyn due to design survey work near 20 Ave.

S   (Rockaway Park Shuttle)

From 11:00 p.m. Friday, January 31 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, Rockaway Park Shuttle service is suspended due to track panel installation Beach 67 St to Beach 60 St.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Far Rockaway-Mott Av and Beach 90 St, making all station stops.   Transfer between A trains and free shuttle buses at Beach 90 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.