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 over a dozen 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 11:30 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, 1 trains are suspended between 96 St and Van Cortlandt Park 242 St due to infrastructure repairs at 168 St and 181 St.  Take A trains, M3 buses and free shuttle buses.

4

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, March 23, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, March 23, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Bronx-bound 4 trains run express from Grand Central-42 St to 125 St due to track tie renewal north of Grand Central-42 St.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, 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 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, 5 trains are suspended between Eastchester Dyre Av and E 180 St due to due to track maintenance north of 14 St-Union Sq.  Free shuttle buses operate between Dyre Av and E 180 St.

5

From 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 5 trains run every 20 minutes between Bowling Green and E 180 St 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 due to track maintenance north of 14 St-Union Sq.

6

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

6

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains run express from Grand Central-42 St to 125 St due to track tie renewal north of Grand Central-42 St.

7

From 2:00 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, 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 11:00 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24 A trains are suspended between Broad Channel and Far Rockaway due to track panel work between Beach 67 St and Beach  60 St. A trains are rerouted to Rockaway Park, replacing Rockaway Park S Shuttle service.  Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Far Rockaway and Beach 90 St.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, March 23, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, March 23 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Manhattan-bound A trains run express from Canal St to 59 St Columbus Circle due signal equipment maintenance for Sandy repairs in the Rutgers Tube.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and Sunday, March 23, Manhattan-bound C trains run express from Canal St to 59 St Columbus Circle due signal equipment maintenance for Sandy repairs in the Rutgers Tube.

D

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Coney Island bound D trains are rerouted via the N line from 36 St to Coney Island Stillwell Av due inspection of arch ceilings.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, D trains run local in both directions between 34 St-Herald Sq, and W 4 St Wash Sq due to switch work south of 14 St.

E

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, March 22, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Jamaica Center-bound E trains run local from Queens Plaza to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av due to track maintenance south of 36 St, and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Queens-bound F trains are rerouted via the A line from Jay St-MetroTech to W 4 St Wash Sq due to Sandy related repairs in the Rutgers Tube.

 

F

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

F

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24,Jamaica 179 St-bound F trains run local from 21 St-Queensbridge to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av due to track maintenance south of 36 St, and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.

G

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

J

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, March 22 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, Jamaica Center Parsons/Archer-bound J trains run express from Marcy Av to Broadway Junction due to track work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.

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 10:45p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Coney Island Stillwell Av-bound Q trains run express from Newkirk Plaza to Kings Hwy due to concrete repair work and painting on station platforms at Parkside Av, Beverley Rd, and Cortelyou Rd.

Q

From 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 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.

S (RockawayPark)

From 11:00 p.m. Friday, March 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, Rockaway Park S Shuttle service is replaced by A trains due to track panel work between Beach 67 St and Beach 60 St.

S (42nd St)

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21 to 6:00 a.m. Monday, March 24, 42 Street S 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.