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Weekend subway service changes


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Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

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.

4

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23 to 10 p.m. Sunday, November 24, there are no 4 trains between Woodlawn and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium due to track panel installation at Burnside Avenue.  Customers may take the D train and free shuttle buses instead.

4 service operates between Utica Avenue/New Lots Avenue and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium.

Transfer between 4 and D trains at 161st Street-Yankee Stadium.

For service to and from 167th Street, 170th Street, Mt. Eden Avenue, 176th Street, Burnside Avenue, 183rd Street, Fordham Road and Kingsbridge Road, use nearby D  stations instead. Walk or take a crosstown bus between 4 and D stations.

Take free shuttle buses to and from Bedford Park Blvd, Mosholu Parkway and Woodlawn.  Free shuttle buses connect with Bedford Park Blvd D  station.

5

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, downtown 5 trains run express from Dyre Avenue to East 180th Street due to preliminary work for platform construction and signal modernization at Eastchester-Dyre Avenue.  Note:  Trains run every 20 minutes between Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green.

6

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

6

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 4 a.m. Monday, November 25, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6  trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park due to station work and platform demolition work at Castle Hill Avenue and Middletown Road stations.

7

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, there is no 7 train service between Times Square-42nd Street and Queensboro Plaza due to CBTC work south of Queensboro Plaza.

Customers should use E F N and Q service between Manhattan and Queens.

Free shuttle buses make all stops between Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue and Queensboro Plaza.

In Manhattan, the 42nd Street S shuttle operates overnight.

Q service is extended to Ditmars Boulevard from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

A

From 5:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23 to 10 p.m. Sunday, November 24, there is no A  train service between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue due to track panel work at Lefferts Blvd. and Rockaway Blvd. and track tie renewal and maintenance at Grant Avenue.  A trains operate between Inwood-207th Street and Howard Beach-JFK Airport or Lefferts Blvd.  Rockaway Park shuttle operates between Rockaway Park and Far Rockaway.  Free shuttle buses operate in two segments:

Non-stop between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Far Rockaway via the Nassau Expressway.

Between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Rockaway Parkway, stopping at Broad Channel.

Customers may transfer between trains and free shuttle buses at Howard Beach-JFK Airport, Far Rockaway or Rockaway Park.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, Brooklyn-bound A  trains run express from 168th Street to 125th Street due to track tie renewal south of 168th Street.

A

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, November 23 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, Brooklyn-bound A  trains run local from 125th Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to track tie renewal north of 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, Brooklyn-bound A  trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to track tie renewal north of 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

C

From 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, Brooklyn-bound C trains run express from 168th Street to 125th Street due to track tie renewal south of 168th Street.

C

From 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, Euclid Avenue-bound C trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to track tie renewal north of 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

D N  

From 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, there is no D service between Stillwell Avenue and Bay Parkway and no N service between Stillwell Avenue and 86th Street due to FASTRACK shutdown for maintenance, testing and inspection of signal equipment.  Customers may take F or Q  trains and the B1, B4, B64 and B82 buses instead.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, November 23 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, Coney Island-bound D trains run local from 145th Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to track tie renewal north of 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

D

From 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, November 23, the last stop for some trains headed toward Coney Island is Bay Parkway due to FASTRACK shutdown.  Customers may transfer at Bay Parkway to a Coney Island-bound D train to continue their trip.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, there are no E trains between Jamaica Center and Van Wyck Blvd due to track maintenance between Jamaica-Van Wyck and Sutphin Blvd-Archer Avenue.  E service operates between World Trade Center and Van Wyck Blvd and via the F line to and from 179th Street F station.  Free shuttle buses operate between Jamaica Center and Union Turnpike, stopping at Sutphin Blvd-Archer Avenue, Jamaica-Van Wyck and Van Wyck Blvd.

F

From 11:15 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted via the M Line from Roosevelt Avenue to 47th-50th Sts due to station work at Lexington Avenue-63rd Street for the Second Avenue Subway Project.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, Queens-bound F  trains run express from Church Avenue to Smith-9th Sts due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, Queens-bound G  trains run express from Church Avenue to Smith-9th Sts due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.

M

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, November 22 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 25, M service is suspended due to station renewal work at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues.  Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, making all station stops.

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.

Q

From 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, November 23 and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, November 24, Q service is extended to Ditmars Blvd due to 7 suspension between Manhattan and Queens.

S (42nd Street Shuttle)

From 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m., Saturday, November 23, Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25, 42nd Street shuttle operates through the night due to 7  suspension between Manhattan and Queens.

S (Rockaway Park Shuttle)

From 5:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23 to 10 p.m., Sunday, November 24, there are no Rockaway Park shuttle trains between Broad Channel and Beach 90th Street.  (See A entry.)