Subway Service Disruptions Affect 13 Lines This Weekend

By Margaret Kelly on May 16, 2013 5:40pm 

 A Q train in Stillwell Avenue Station
A Q train in Stillwell Avenue Station
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Another Friday, another weekend of subway service disruptions.

1 trains: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, uptown 1 trains run express from Chambers Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to station painting.

2 trains: From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, May 18 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, May 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, uptown 2 trains run express from Chambers Street  to 34th Street-Penn Station due to station painting.

A trains: From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday, downtown A trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to track tie block renewal and fan plant rehabilitation.

Additionally, from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday, uptown A trains run express from Broadway Junction to Utica Avenue due to platform area rehabilitation at Utica Avenue.

C trains: From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, downtown C trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street. From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, Manhattan-bound C trains run express from Broadway Junction to Utica Avenue.

D & N trains - WEEKEND FASTRACK: From 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, service is suspended between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Bay Parkway on the D and between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and 86th Street on the N due to weekend FASTRACK inspection, testing and maintenance of signal equipment. Customers may use the F or Q trains or buses instead.

E trains: From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, Manhattan-bound E trains are rerouted via the F line after 36th Street, Queens, to 2nd Avenue, Manhattan.

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, there is no E train service between World Trade Center and West 4th Street due to track tie renewal in the 53rd Street tube. Customers should take the A or C instead.  E trains originate and terminate at the 2nd Avenue F station.

F trains: From 9:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Jamaica-bound F trains are rerouted via the M line from 47th-50th Sts to Queens Plaza due to station work at Lexington Avenue-63rd Street for Second Avenue Subway project.

Also, from 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, Jamaica-bound F trains skip Fort Hamilton Parkway, 15th Street-Prospect Park and 4th Avenue-9th Street due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.

G trains: From 11 p.m. Friday, May 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, northbound G trains run express from Church Avenue to 4th Avenue-9th Street.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 18, to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, G trains run every 20 minutes in both directions between Court Square and Bedford-Nostrand Avs. In addition, the last stop for some Court Square-bound G trains is Bedford-Nostrand Avs. due to lighting and cable work north of Nassau Avenue.

H train (Rockaway Shuttle): From 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, to 4:45 a.m. Monday, May 20, H (Shuttle train) service is suspended due to track panel installation between Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue and Beach 67th Street. Free shuttle buses operate between Far Rockaway and Rockaway Park-Beach 116th Street.

J trains: From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, May 18, to 10 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Jamaica Center-bound J trains run express from Myrtle Avenue to Broadway Junction.

M trains: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, May 17, to 5 a.m. Monday, May 20, M service is suspended.  Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, making all station stops.

N trains: From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, uptown (Queens-bound) N trains skip 39th Avenue, 36th Avenue, Broadway and 30th Avenue in Queens.

Q trains: From 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, uptown Q trains stop at 49th Street.

DUE TO THE EFFECTS OF HURRICANE SANDY, THE (A) TRAIN OPERATES AS FOLLOWS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Between 207th Street and Lefferts Boulevard and between 207th Street and Howard Beach.  (There is no train service between Howard Beach and Far Rockaway; free shuttle buses operate non-stop between Howard Beach and Far Rockaway.  Free H shuttle trains operate between Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue and Beach 90th Street.)

Complete details of train service disruptions this weekend are available at the MTA's Weekender website.

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