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Subway service changes to affect 16 lines this weekend

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.

1

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, 1 trains are suspended in both directions between 14 St and South Ferry. 2, 3 trains run local in both directions between 34 St-Penn Station and Chambers St. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Chambers St and South Ferry.

2

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, August 22 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2 trains are suspended in both directions between E 180 St and 149 St-Grand Concourse.

Free shuttle buses operate along two routes:

Express shuttle buses run between E 180 St and 149 St-Grand Concourse, stopping at the Hunts Point Av 6 station and 3 Av-149 St.

Local shuttle buses make all stops between E 180 St and 149 St-Grand Concourse. Transfer between trains and free shuttle buses at E 180 St, Hunts Point Av, and/or 149 St-Grand Concourse.

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, 2  trains run local in both directions between Chambers St and 34 St-Penn Station.

3

At all times until late September 2015 3 trains skip Rockaway Av and Van Siclen Av in both directions. Use free shuttle buses instead.

For Service To/From Rockaway Av, use shuttle buses to/from the Saratoga Av station at all times. B60 customers can transfer to/from shuttle buses at Rockaway Av.

For Service To/From Van Siclen Av, use shuttle buses to/from the Pennsylvania Av station at all times.

Free transfer is available with MetroCard.

From 6:30 a.m. to 12 midnight, Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23, 3 trains run local in both directions between Chambers St and 34 St-Penn Station.

4

At all times until late September 2015 4 trains skip Rockaway Av and Van Siclen Av in both directions.

At all times until September 2015, Brooklyn-bound 4 trains skip 103 St.

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 7:30 a.m. Sunday, August 23, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, August 23 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Crown Hts-Utica Av bound 4  trains run express from 14 St-Union Sq to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Crown Hts-Utica Av bound 4 trains run local from 125 St to 14 St-Union Sq.

5

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, 5 service is suspended. Take the 2 4 6 and free shuttle buses instead. Free shuttle buses operate along two routes:

Limited shuttle buses make all stops between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E 180 St, and run express to 149 St-Grand Concourse, stopping at the Hunts Point Av 6  station and 3 Av-149 St (from 3:30 AM Sat to 10 PM Sun).

Dyre Av Local shuttle buses make all stops between Eastchester-Dyre Av and E 180 St only (from 11:45 PM Fri to 3:30 AM Sat, and from 10 PM Sun to 5 AM Mon).

6

At all times until September 2015, Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall bound 6 trains skip 103 St.

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Saturday, August 24, Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall bound 6 trains run express from 14 St-Union Sq to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall.

7

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24 Times Sq-42 St bound 7 trains run express from Mets-Willets Point to Queensboro Plaza.

A

At all times until fall 2015, Brooklyn-bound A trains skip Rockaway Blvd.

For Service To this station, take the Brooklyn-bound A to 88 St and transfer to a Far Rockaway or Lefferts Blvd-bound A.

For service From this station, take a Far Rockaway-bound A to Aqueduct-North Conduit Av or a Lefferts Blvd-bound A to 104 St and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A.

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, A trains are rerouted via the F line in both directions between W 4 St-Wash Sq and Jay St-MetroTech.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 22, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, A trains run local in both directions between W4 St-Wash Sq and 59 St-Columbus Circle.

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, August 23, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, August 23 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Inwood-207 St bound A trains run express from 125 St to 168 St.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23, C trains are rerouted via the F line in both directions between W 4 St-Wash Sq and Jay St-MetroTech.

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23, 168 St-bound C trains run express from 125 St to 168 St.

D

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, August 22 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, August 23, Norwood-205 St bound D trains are rerouted via the N line from Coney Island-Stillwell Av to 36 St.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, E  trains run local in both directions between Queens Plaza and Forest Hills-71 Av.

F  

At all times until fall 2015, Jamaica-179 St bound F trains skip Ditmas Av.

To this station, take the Jamaica-179 St bound F to Church Av and transfer to a Coney Island-Stillwell Av bound F.

From this station, take a Coney Island-bound F to 18 Av and transfer to a Jamaica-179 St bound F.

At all times until winter 2015, Jamaica-179 St bound F trains skip Avenue X.

To this station, take the Jamaica-bound F to Avenue U and transfer to a Coney Island-Stillwell Av bound F.

From this station, take a Coney Island- Stillwell Av bound F to Neptune Av and transfer to a Jamaica-179 St bound F.

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Jamaica-179 St bound F trains run express from Neptune Av to Smith-9 Sts.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 22 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, F trains run local in both directions between 21 St-Queensbridge and Forest Hills-71 Av.

L

From 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 22, and Sunday, August 23, L service operates in two sections.

Between 8 Av and Broadway Junction.

Between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Pkwy, every 24 minutes.

N  

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Astoria-Ditmars Blvd bound N trains.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Astoria-bound N trains skip 45 St and 53 St.

Q  

From 11:15 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Kings Hwy to Prospect Park.

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, August 23, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, August 23 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, Manhattan-bound Q trains skip 49 St.

R  

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 21 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, August 23, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, August 23 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, 36 St-bound R trains stop at 53 St and 45 St.

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, August 22, and Sunday, August 23, uptown R trains skip 49 St.

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