Subway Service Changes Disrupt 17 Subway Lines This Weekend

By Seth Maxon on July 12, 2013 1:05pm 

 A total of 17 trains lines will re-routed, suspended or delayed this weekend.
A total of 17 trains lines will re-routed, suspended or delayed this weekend.
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NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers, brace yourselves for service changes on 17 subway lines this weekend — including disruptions along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, A, C, D, E, F, G, J, M, N, Q, and R lines, officials said.

Among the changes is suspended 1 service between 137th Street and 242nd Street, rerouted C trains between Jay Street-MetroTech and West 4th Street, and no G trains from Court Square to Nassau Avenue

Readers can check line-by-line changes below:

1 train

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, there is no 1 train service between 137th Street and 242nd Street due to brick arch repair at 168th and 181st Streets and station work at Dyckman Street.
• For service between 137th Street and 168th Street, use free shuttle buses.
• For service between 168th Street and 191st Street, use M3 or free shuttle buses.
• For Dyckman Street and 207th Street, use nearby A stations.
• For stations between 207th Street and 242nd Street, take the A to 207th Street and transfer to free shuttle buses, which make all 1 station stops between 207th Street and 242nd Street.

3 train

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, 3 trains operate to and from New Lots Avenue all weekend due to switch replacement work south of Wall Street.

4 train

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, there are no 4 trains between New Lots Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge due to switch replacement work south of Wall Street.  Customer should take the 3, N, Q and R trains.  
• 4 trains operate between Woodlawn and Brooklyn Bridge, running local in both directions between 125th Street and Brooklyn Bridge.
• 3 service is extended to New Lots Avenue all weekend.

4 train

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, southbound 4 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting. 

5 train

From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, there is no 5 train service between Bowling Green and Grand Central-42nd Street due to switch replacement work south of Wall Street.  Customers should take the 4 and/or the N, Q.   

5 train

From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, southbound bound 5 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting.

7 train

From 5:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, Main Street-bound 7 trains run express from Queensboro Plaza to 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue due to cable work between 33rd Street and 69th Street for Flushing CBTC.

A train

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, 207th Street-bound A trains are rerouted via the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street, then run local to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to asbestos abatement and cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

C train

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, 168th Street-bound C trains are rerouted via the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street due to asbestos abatement and cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

D train

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 13 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 14 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, July 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Coney Island-bound D trains run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to track tie renewal at Union Street.

E train

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Jamaica Center-bound E trains run express from Canal Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to asbestos abatement and cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

F train

From 11:15 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted via the M line after 36th Street, Queens to 47th-50th Sts due to station work at Lexington Avenue-63rd Street for the Second Avenue Subway Project.

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Sandy recovery work for 12 non-consecutive weekends beginning July 8 until the end of 2013: 
Fix & Fortify work will repair the under river Greenpoint tube and the delicate equipment that was submerged, while reinforcing the system to make it less vulnerable to future severe weather events.

G train

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, there is no G train service between Court Square and Nassau Avenue. G trains operate between Nassau Avenue and Church Avenue.  There is no G service at Greenpoint Avenue, 21st Street and Court Square. 
Free shuttle buses operate on two routes: 
1. Via Manhattan Avenue between Nassau Avenue G and Court Square
2. Via McGuinness Blvd between Lorimer Street L and Court Square
Customers may transfer between:
• G trains and shuttle buses at Nassau Avenue
• L trains and shuttle buses at Lorimer Street
• E and 7 trains and shuttle buses at Court Square

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J train

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 14, there is no J train service between Broadway Junction and Myrtle Avenue due to track panel installation at Kosciusko Street.  J trains operate in two sections:
• Between Jamaica Center and Broadway Junction
• Between Chambers Street and Myrtle Avenue, and then rerouted via the M to Metropolitan Avenue. 

Free shuttle buses operate between Broadway Junction and Myrtle Avenue, making stations stops at Chauncey Street, Halsey Street, Gates Avenue and Kosciusko Street. 
• Transfer between J trains and free shuttle buses at Broadway Junction and/or Myrtle Avenue.
• Transfer between J and L trains at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs and/or Broadway Junction.

M train

From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 14, M service is suspended due to station renewal work at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues.  Customers should take the J trains making all M stops between Myrtle Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue. (See J entry)

At all times until late August 2013, M trains bypass Central Avenue in both directions due to station rehabilitation work at Central Avenue.

N train

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, N trains are rerouted via the R line in both directions between Canal Street and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center due to general maintenance and prep work on the Manhattan Bridge prior to the Montague tube shutdown.

N train

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 13 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 14 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, July 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Coney Island-bound N trains run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to track tie renewal at Union Street.

Q train 

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Q trains are rerouted via the R line in both directions between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue due to general maintenance and prep work on the Manhattan Bridge prior to the Montague tube shutdown.

Q train

From 10:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park due to track panel installation at Sheepshead Bay.

At all times until December 2013, Manhattan-bound Q platforms at Cortelyou Road, Beverley Road and Parkside Avenue are closed for station component work.

R train

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, due to general maintenance and prep work on the Manhattan Bridge prior to the Montague tube shutdown, R trains are rerouted in both directions as follows:
• Via the D line between DeKalb Avenue and 47th-50th Sts
• Via the M line between 47th-50th Sts and Queens Plaza
N trains make R stops between DeKalb Avenue and Lexington Avenue-59th Street during this time.

R train

From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, Bay Ridge-bound R trains run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to track tie renewal at Union Street.

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