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Subway service changes to affect 9 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

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

• 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.

• To/From Van Siclen Av, use shuttle buses to/from Pennsylvania Station at all times.

• Free transfer is available with MetroCard.

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

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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 4 to 6 a.m. Saturday, December 5; from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, December 5 to 8 a.m. Sunday, December 6; and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, December 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 7, downtown 4 trains run express from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St.

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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 4 to 6 a.m. Saturday, December 5; from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, December 5 to 8 a.m. Sunday, December 6; and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, December 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 7, downtown 6 trains run express from 125 St-Union Sq to Grand Central-42 St.

• To 116 St, 110 St, 103 St, 96 St, 77 St, 68 St and 51 St, take a downtown 4 Subway or 6 Subway train to 86 St, 59 St, or Grand Central-42 St and transfer to an uptown 4  local or 6.

• From these stations, take an uptown 4 or 6 to 59 St, 86 St or 125 St and transfer to a downtown 4 or 6.

• Transfers at 86 St require an Unlimited Ride MetroCard.

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At all times until December 2015, Far Rockaway/Lefferts Blvd-bound A trains skip 80 St.

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

• From this station, take a Brooklyn-bound A to Grant Av and transfer to a Far Rockaway- or Lefferts Blvd-bound A.

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At all times until December 2015, Far Rockaway/Lefferts Blvd-bound A trains skip 111 St.

• To this station, take the Lefferts Blvd-bound A to Lefferts Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A.

• From this station, use the Q112 bus, days and evenings. Or, take a Brooklyn-bound A to 104 St and transfer to a Lefferts Blvd-bound A .

F

At all times until winter 2015/2016, Jamaica-179 St bound trains skip Avenue X.

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

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

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 5, Coney Island-bound trains run express from Jay St-MetroTech to 4 Av-9 St.

• To Bergen St, Carroll St, and Smith-9 Sts, take the F to 4 Av-9 St and transfer to a Jamaica-bound F.

• From these stations, take a Jamaica-bound F to Jay St-MetroTech and transfer to a Coney Island-bound F.

• G trains do not operate between Church Av and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts.

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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 5, Jamaica-bound trains skip 169 St.

• To this station, take a Jamaica-bound F to 179 St and transfer to a Coney Island-bound F.

• From this station, use the Q2, Q3 or Q17 bus.

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From 11:30 p.m. Friday, December 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 5, service is suspended between Church Av and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts. A and F trains provide alternate service. G service operates in two sections:

• Between Court Sq and Bedford-Nostrand Avs

• Between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts, every 20 minutes

• For continuous service, transfer at Bedford-Nostrand Avs

• For Church Av, take an uptown A at Hoyt-Schermerhorn St to Jay St-MetroTech St and transfer to a Coney Island-bound F.

• Coney Island-bound F trains skip Bergen St, Carroll St and Smith-9 Sts.

L

At all times until winter 2015/2016, L trains skip Atlantic Av in both directions. For service to/from this station, use free shuttle buses to/from the Broadway Junction station at all times.

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From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, December 5, service operates in two sections:

• Between 8 Av and Broadway Junction

• Between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Pkwy, every 24 minutes

• For continuous service, transfer at Broadway Junction.

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From 11:45 p.m. Friday, December 4 to 6 a.m. Saturday, December 5, Astoria-bound trains are rerouted via the Q from DeKalb Av to Canal St.

• No Astoria-bound trains at Jay St-MetroTech, Court St, Whitehall St, Rector St, Cortlandt St, and City Hall. Use the 4 at nearby stations.

• Transfer between trains at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, Canal St, or 14 St-Union Sq.

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From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 5, 71 Av-bound trains are rerouted via the Q from DeKalb Av to Canal St.

• No Astoria-bound trains at Jay St-MetroTech, Court St, Whitehall St, Rector St, Cortlandt St, and City Hall. Use the 4 at nearby stations.

• Transfer between trains at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, Canal St, or 14 St-Union Sq.

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