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.

1

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 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.

2

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2  trains run local in both directions between 96 St and Times Sq-42 St due to track work at Times Sq-42 St.

3

From 11:45 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Friday, March 7 to Sunday, March 9, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, March 9 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 3  service is suspended due to track work at Times Sq-42 St.  Take 2 trains or free shuttle buses running between 135 St and 148 St.

3

From 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9, 3 trains are suspended in both directions between Franklin Av and New Lots Av due to subway car testing south of Crown Hts Utica Av.  Take 4 trains for service between Franklin Av and Crown Hts Utica Av.  Free shuttle buses operate between Crown Hts Utica Ave and New Lots Av making all 3 line subway station stops.

3

From 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9, 3  trains run local in both directions between 96 St and Times Sq-42 St due to track work at Times Sq-42 St.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Bronx-bound 4  trains run local from Brooklyn Bridge City Hall to Grand Central-42 St due to track maintenance north of 14 St-Union Sq.

5

From 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 5  trains run every 20 minutes between Eastchester Dyre Av and Bowling Green due to track maintenance north of 14 St-Union Sq. Bronx-bound 5  trains run local from Brooklyn Bridge City Hall to Grand Central-42 St.

6

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

6

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park due to station renewal work at Middletown Rd and Castle Hill Av stations.

7

From 2:00 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 7  trains are suspended between Times Sq-42 St and Queensboro Plaza due to CBTC signal work and hurricane-related repair work in the Steinway tunnel, and track tie replacement work at Queensboro Plaza. Use E F N Q trains for service between Manhattan and Queens.  Free shuttle buses make all subway station stops between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Queensboro Plaza.  The 42 Street Shuttle operates overnight.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Brooklyn-bound A trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due CPM structural survey for Hurricane Sandy  work.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9, Brooklyn-bound C trains run express from 59 St Columbus Circle to Canal St due to due CPM structural survey for Hurricane Sandy work.

D

From 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, Bronx-bound D trains run express from Bay Pkway to 9 Av due to rail renewal work north of Bay Pkway.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, D trains run local in both directions between 34 St Herald Sq and W4 St Wash Sq due to MOW switch work north of W4 St Wash Sq.

E

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, E trains run local in both directions between Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av and Forest Hills 71 Av due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Av and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Queens-bound F trains run express from Church Av to Smith 9 Sts due to signal work at Church Av.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Coney Island Stillwell Av-bound F  trains are rerouted on the A  line from W 4 St to Jay St-MetroTech due to due CPM structural survey for Hurricane Sandy work.

F

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, F trains run local in both directions between Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av and Forest Hills-71 Av due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Queens-bound G  trains run express from Church Av to Smith 9 Sts due to signal work at Church Av.

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.

Q

From 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 7 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, Q trains are suspended between Coney Island Stillwell Av and Prospect Park in both directions due to track panel work from Church Av to Newkirk Av.  Take free shuttle buses.

Q

From 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9, Q service is extended to Ditmars Blvd to replace partially-suspended 7 service due to CBTC signal work and hurricane-related repair work in the Steinway tunnel, and track tie replacement work at Queensboro Plaza.

R

From 11:45 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Friday to Sunday, March 7 to March 9, R trains are suspended between 59 St and 36 St in both directions due to cable repair work.

S (42nd St)

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 8 to 6:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 42 Street Shuttle trains operate overnight.

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.