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 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.

1

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 21 to 5:00a.m. Monday, February 24, Bronx-bound 1 trains run express run express from 96 St to 145 St due to steel repair work south of 125 St to 133 St.

4

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, February 22 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, February 23, 4  trains are suspended between Woodlawn and Crown Hts-Utica Ave in both directions, due to track panel installation at Bedford Pk Blvd, and 161 St Yankee Stadium.  5 trains replace 4 trains in Brooklyn and Manhattan.  D trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service in the Bronx.

5

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, February 22 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, February 23, 5 trains replace 4 trains in Brooklyn. 5  trains are extended to Crown Hts-Utica Av, and New Lots Av, due to track panel installation at Bedford Pk Blvd, and 161 St Yankee Stadium.

6

At all times until May 2014, 6 trains skip Middletown Road and Castle Hill Avenue in both directions due to station renewal work.

7

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 21 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, 7 trains are suspended between Flushing Main St and Mets-Willets Point due to CBTC construction related work.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

A

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, February 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, A trains are suspended between Jay St-MetroTech and Utica Av in both directions due to track tie renewal north of Hoyt-Schermerhorn.  Transfer between A trains and free shuttle buses at Jay Street-MetroTech or Utica Avenue.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 12 midnight Saturday, February 22, and Sunday, February 23, C trains are suspended between W4 St and Euclid Av in both directions due to track tie renewal north of Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 21, to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, February 23, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, February 23, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Manhattan-bound E  trains run express from Roosevelt Av to Queens Plaza due to track maintenance at 46 St and 36 St.

E

From 12:15 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, February 22, and Sunday, February 23, and from 12:15 a.m. 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Jamaica Center-bound E  trains run express between Roosevelt Av and Forest Hills-71 Avenue due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

E

From 12:15 a.m. Saturday, February 22, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Jamaica Center-bound E trains skip Van Wyck Blvd and 75 Av due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

E

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, February 22, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Jamaica Center-bound E trains run local from Queens Plaza to Roosevelt Av due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

F

From 11:15 p.m. Friday, February 21, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted on the M line from Roosevelt Av to 47-50 Sts Rock Ctr due to station work at Lexington Av-53 St for Second Avenue Subway construction.

F

From 12:15 a.m. Saturday, February 22, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Jamaica Center-bound F ] trains skip 75 Av, Van Wyck Blvd, and Sutphin Blvd due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 21, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, 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.

F

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, February 22, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Jamaica Center-bound F trains run local from 21 St-Queensbridge to Roosevelt Av due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, 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 22, and Sunday, February 23, Ditmars Blvd-bound N  trains are rerouted via the D  line from Coney Island Stillwell Av to 36 St due to design survey work near 20 Av.

Q

Beginning 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 21, 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.

Q

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 21, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 24, Coney Island-bound Q  trains run express from Newkirk Plaza to Kings Hwy due to concrete repairs and painting work on platforms at Parkside Avenue, Beverly Road and Cortelyou Road.

R

From 6:00 a.m. to 12 midnight Saturday, February 22, and Sunday, February 23, Bay Ridge-bound R trains run express from Roosevelt Av to Queens Plaza due to track maintenance work at 46 St and 36 St.

R

From 6:00 a.m. to 12 midnight Saturday, February 22, and Sunday, February 23, Forest Hills 7Av-bound R trains run express from Roosevelt Av to Forest Hills-71 Avenue due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

S (Franklin Av)

From 5:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 22, and Sunday, February 23, Franklin Av Shuttle trains run every 24 minutes due to installation of contact rail heaters north of Prospect Park.

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.