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7 train suspensions resume, subway service changes to affect 13 additional lines this weekend


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The MTA will resume No. 7 train weekend shutdowns this weekend, and will suspend service in both directions between Times Square-42 St in Manhattan and 74 St-Broadway in Jackson Heights.

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems will also affect weekend service on many of the city’s other 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, May 30 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 2, 1  trains are suspended in both directions between 96 St and Van Cortlandt Park-242 St due to brick arch repair work at 168 St and 181 St, and repair work in area of 125 St. A C  trains, M3 and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

2

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 30 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2 trains are suspended in both directions between Franklin Av and Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  Free shuttle buses provide alternative service, making all subway stops between Franklin Av and Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College.

3

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 30 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 2, 3 trains are suspended due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av. 2 trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service. In Brooklyn, free shuttle buses operate between Franklin Av and New Lots Av.  Transfer between 2 trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Av.  In Harlem, free shuttle buses serve 135 St, 145 St, and 148 St.  Transfer between 2 trains and free shuttle buses at 135 St.

4

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 30 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 2, 4 trains are suspended in both directions between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and New Lots Av due to switch renewal north of Nostrand Av.  2 trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.  Transfer between 2 trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Av.

7

From 2:00 a.m. Saturday, May 31 to 4:30 a.m. Monday, June 2, 7  trains are suspended between Times Square-42 St and 74 St-Broadway in both directions due to track panel installation north of 69 St. E F N R S  and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.  Shuttle buses operate along two routes:

Between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and QueensboroPlaza making station stops at Queensboro Plaza, Queens Plaza, Court Square, Hunters Point Av and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av.

Between Queensboro Plaza and 74 St-Broadway making station stops at 33 St, 40 St, 46 St, 52 St, Woodside-61 St, and 69 St.

A

At all times until August 2014, Far Rockaway/Lefferts Blvd-bound A  trains skip 88 St, and Lefferts Blvd-bound A  trains skip 104 St due to station renewals at 88 St and 104 St.

For Service To/From 88 St:  To 88 St, take the A to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A.  From 88 St, take a Brooklyn-bound A to 80 St and transfer to a Far Rockaway or LeffertsBlvd-bound A.

For Service To/From 104 St:  To 104 St, take the Lefferts Blvd-bound A to Lefferts Q112 bus. Or, take the A to RockawayBlvd and transfer to a Lefferts Blvd-bound A train.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 30 to 6:00 a.m. Sunday, June 1, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, June 1 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 2, Inwood-207 St-bound A  trains run express from Canal St to 125 St due to track tie and track plate renewal at 59 St-Columbus Circle.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31, and Sunday June 1, 168 St-bound C  trains run express from Canal St to 125 St due to track tie and track plate renewal at 59 St-Columbus Circle.

E

From 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 31, and from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 1, E trains run more frequently between Manhattan and Queens due to CPM duct bank work north of Times Square-42 St, and track panel installation north of 69 St on the 7 line.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 30, to Monday, June 2, Coney Island Stilwell Av-bound F trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Briarwood-Van Wyck Blvd, and 75 Av due to rail work south of Parsons Blvd.

F

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 30, to Monday, June 2, Coney Island Stilwell Av-bound F  trains run express between Jay St-MetroTech and Church Av due to signal work at Church Av.

G

From 11:00 p.m. Friday, May 30 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 2, G trains are suspended between Church Av and Hoyt-Schermerhorns 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.

S (42 St Shuttle)

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 31 to 6:00 a.m. Monday June 2, due to work on the 7  line, the 42 St Shuttle operates overnight due to CPM duct bank work north of Times Square-42 St, and track panel installation north of 69 St on the 7  line.

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.