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Subway service changes to affect 15 lines this weekend

Check out these service changes before taking the subway 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, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, 1 trains are suspended in both directions between 14 St and South Ferry. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Chambers St and South Ferry.

3

At all times until Winter 2015/16, 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.

3

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, 3 trains are suspended in both directions between Harlem-148 St and 96 St. Take the 2 and free shuttle buses instead. Free shuttle buses operate between 135 St and 148 St stopping at 145 St.

4

At all times until Winter 2015/16, 4 trains skip Rockaway Av and Van Siclen Av in both directions.

4

Until Spring 2016 Pelham Bay-Park bound 6 trains skip 103 St. Use the nearby 96 St or 110 St stations instead.

  • For Service To this station, take the uptown 4 or 6 to 125 St and transfer to a downtown 4 local or 6. Or, take an uptown 4 local or 6 to 110 St and transfer to a downtown M101 Local, M102, or M103 bus.
  • For Service From this station, take a downtown 4 or 6 train to 96 St and transfer to an uptown 4 or 6. Or, take an M101, M102, or M103 bus to 96 St and transfer to an uptown 4 or 6 train.
  • Transfer between trains and buses is available with MetroCard.

4

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February, 6, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Crown Hts-Utica Av bound 4 trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St.

5

From 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, February 6, and from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 5 trains run every 20 minutes between Eastchester-Dyre Av and Bowling Green. Downtown 5 trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St.

6

Until Spring 2016 Pelham Bay-Park bound 6 trains skip 103 St. Use the nearby 96 St or 110 St stations instead.

  • For Service To this station, take the uptown 4 or 6 to 125 St and transfer to a downtown 4 local or 6. Or, take an uptown 4 local or 6 to 110 St and transfer to a downtown M101 Local, M102, or M103 bus.
  • For Service From this station, take a downtown 4 or 6 train to 96 St and transfer to an uptown 4 or 6. Or, take an M101, M102, or M103 bus to 96 St and transfer to an uptown 4 or 6 train.
  • Transfer between trains and buses is available with MetroCard.

A

At all times until Spring 2016, Brooklyn-bound A trains skip 111 St.

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

A

At all times until Spring 2016, Brooklyn-bound A trains skip 80 St.

  • For Service To this station, take the A to Grant Av and transfer to an Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound A.
  • For Service From this station, take the A to 88 St and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, A trains run local in both directions between W 4 St-Wash Sq and 59 St Columbus Circle.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, A trains are rerouted via the F line in both directions between W 4 St-Wash Sq and Jay St-MetroTech.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, February 7, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, February 7, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Uptown A trains run express 59 St-Columbus Circle to 125 St.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Brooklyn-bound A trains skip 104 St.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, February 6 and February 7, C trains are rerouted on the F line in both directions between W 4 St-Wash Sq and Jay St-MetroTech.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, February 5 and February 7, Uptown C trains run express from 59 St-Columbus Circle to 125 St.

D

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February, 6, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Uptown D trains stop at 14 St and 23 St.

D

From 5:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, February 6 and February 7, Norwood-205 St bound D trains skip Bay 50 St and 25 Av.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, E trains are rerouted via the F line in both directions between 21 St-Queensbridge and W4 St-Wash Sq. Free shuttle busses run between Court Sq-23 St and 21 St-Queensbridge, stopping at Queens Plaza.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, February 7, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, February 7, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer bound E trains run express from 21 St-Queensbridge to Forest Hills-71 Av.

E

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer bound E trains skip 75 Av and Briarwood.

E

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 6, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, World Trade Center-bound E trains run local from Forest Hills-71 Av to 21 St-Queensbridge.

F

At all times until Spring 2016, Coney Island-Stillwell Av bound F trains skip Ditmas Av.

  • For Service To this station, take the Coney Island-bound F to 18 Av and transfer to a Jamaica-179 St bound F.
  • For Service From this station, take a Jamaica-179 St bound F to Church Av and transfer to a Coney Island-Stillwell Av bound F.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Jamaica-179 St bound F trains skip 75 Av, Briarwood, and Sutphin Blvd.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Coney Island-Stillwell Av bound F trains skip 4 Av-9St, 15 St-Prospect Park and Fort Hamilton Pkwy. Take the G instead. Transfer between F and G trains at Smith-9 Sts, 7 Av or Church Av.

F

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 6, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Coney Island-Stillwell Av bound F trains run local from Forest Hills-71 Av to 21 St-Queensbridge.

J

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, J trains are suspended in both directions between Hewes St and Broad St. J service operates between Jamaica Center and Hewes St. Take free shuttle buses and 4, 6 or F trains instead. Free shuttle buses operate between Hewes St and Essex St, stopping at Marcy Av. For direct service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, consider using the A, C or L via free transfer at Broadway Junction.

M

From 6:00 a.m. to 12 Midnight Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7, M trains are suspended in both directions between Myrtle Av and Essex St. M service operates between Metropolitan Av and Myrtle Av all weekend. Take the J or L and/or free shuttle buses instead. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Hewes St and Essex St, stopping at Marcy Av. For direct service to/from Manhattan, use the L via transfer at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs.

N

At all times until Spring 2017, Astoria-Ditmars Blvd bound N trains skip 86 St, Avenue U, Kings Hwy, 20 Av, 18 Av, New Utrecht Av, and Fort Hamilton Pkwy. N trains will stop at Bay Pkwy and 8 Av.

  • To 86 St, Avenue U, and Kings Hwy, take the Astoria-bound N to Bay Pkwy and transfer to a Coney Island-bound N.
  • To 20 Av, 18 Av, New Utrecht Av, and Fort Hamilton Pkwy, take the Astoria-bound N to 8 Av and transfer to a Coney Island-bound N.
  • From these stations, take a Coney Island-bound N to Bay Pkwy or Stillwell Av and transfer to an Astoria-bound N.
  • For New Utrecht Av-62 St, take the D instead. Transfer to an Astoria-bound N train at 36 St.

Q

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, Q trains are suspended in both directions between 57 St-7 Av and Kings Hwy. Q service operates between Coney Island-Stillwell Av and Kings Hwy. Free shuttle buses operate as follows:

  • Express (non-stop) between Kings Hwy and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.
  • Local between Kings Hwy and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, making all stops.
  • For service To Manhattan, take the D, F or N from Coney Island-Stillwell Av.
  • For service to Coney Island-Stillwell Av, take the D, F or N at 34 St-Herald Sq or the D or N at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.

R

From 6:00 a.m. to 12 Midnight Saturday, February 6, and Sunday, February 7, Forest Hills-71 Av bound R trains run express from Queens Plaza to Forest Hills-71 Av.

The most up-to-date information on MTA service status is always available at www.mta.info. For immediate notice of service changes, sign up for email or text alerts at www.mymtaalerts.com. For weekend service changes, visit www.mta.info/weekender.

 

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