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 many 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 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2  trains run local in both directions between 34 St Penn Station and Chambers St due to Mulry Square vent plan upgrade.

3

From 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, 3  trains run local in both directions between 34 St Penn Station and Chambers St due to Mulry Square vent plan upgrade.

4

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 4  trains are suspended between 149 St-Grand Concourse and Woodlawn due to track panel installation at Bedford Pk Blvd and 161 St Yankee Stadium.  Take D  trains and free shuttle buses between 149 St-Grand Concourse and 161 St Yankee Stadium.

4

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, April 6, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 6, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 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, April 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Brooklyn-bound 4  trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St due to cable work south of 125 St.

5

From 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, and from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 5  trains run every 20 minutes between Dyre Av and Bowling Green due to track maintenance north of Grand Central-42 St.  Bowling Green-bound 5  trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St due to cable work south of 125 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, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 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.

6

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

7

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 7  trains run express between Mets-Willets Point and 74 St-Broadway due to CBTC signal work.

A

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 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 Av.  We advise customers who are travelling to the Wood Memorial Stakes horse race at the Aqueduct Racetrack to take a J  or L  train to Broadway Junction, where they can transfer to an A  train for service to the Aqueduct Racetrack.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, C  trains are suspended between W 4 St Wash Sq and Euclid Av due track tie renewal north of Hoyt-Schermerhorn.

D

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Bronx-bound D  trains are rerouted via the N  line from Coney Island Stillwell Av to 36 St due to inspection of arch ceilings.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, April 6, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, April 6 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Manhattan-bound E  trains run express from Forest Hills 71 Av to Queens Plaza due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av, track maintenance south of 36th St and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Manhattan-bound E  skip Briarwood Van Wyck Blvd and Forest Hills 71 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av.

E

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 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 11:15 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Coney Island-bound F  trains are rerouted via the E from Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av to 47-50 Sts Rock Ctr due to Second Avenue Subway work.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Queens-bound F trains run express from Church Av to Smith-9 Sts due to signal work at Church Ave.

F

From 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, 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.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Coney Island-bound F  trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Briarwood Van Wyck Blvd, and 75 Av due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Queens-bound G  trains run express from Church Av to Smith-9 Sts due to signal work at Church Av.  Queens-bound G  trains will not stop at Fort Hamilton Pkwy, 15 St-Prospect Park, 7 Av, and 4 Av-9 St.

J

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 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.

M

From 4:00 a.m. Saturday, April 5 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, M  trains run every 20 minutes due to track work from Flushing Av to Myrtle Av, and track repairs near Broadway Junction.

N

From 5:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, N  trains are suspended between Astoria Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza in both directions due to switch work south of Ditmars Blvd.  Free shuttle buses make all subway station stops between Astoria Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza.

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 10:45 p.m. Friday, April 4 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, April 7, Coney Island Stillwell Av-bound Q  trains run express from Newkirk Av to Kings Hwy due to track panel work from Church Av to Newkirk Av.

R

From 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, Manhattan-bound R  trains run express from Forest Hills 71 Av to Queens Plaza due to CPM signal modernization at Forest Hills 71 Av, track maintenance south of 36th St and rail repairs from 36 St to Jackson Hts Roosevelt Av.

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.