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Service on 15 Subway Lines to Be Disrupted Over Weekend

By Jordan Teicher on October 17, 2013 6:29pm 

 15 subway lines will have service changes this weekend.
15 subway lines will have service changes this weekend.
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NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers looking to get out to enjoy the fall weather this weekend should expect service changes across the subway system.

The MTA's ongoing construction and maintenance work will affect subway service on 15 lines – including the 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, D, E, F, G, M, N, Q, R, and S lines, officials said.

Here are the changes line by line:

4 Train: From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, October 19 to 10 p.m. Sunday, October 20, there are no 4 trains between Woodlawn and 161st Street - Yankee Stadium due to track panel installation at Burnside Avenue.  Customers should take the D and free shuttle buses.

4 train service operates between Utica Avenue/New Lots Avenue and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium. Customers may transfer between 4 and D trains at 161st Street-Yankee Stadium.

For service to or from 167th Street/River Avenue, 170th Street, Mt. Eden Avenue, 176th Street, Burnside Avenue, 183rd Street, Fordham Road and Kingsbridge Road, customers may use D service at nearby stations (Walk or take a cross-town bus between 4 and D stations.).

Free shuttle buses operate to and from Bedford Park Boulevard, Mosholu Parkway and Woodlawn. Shuttle buses connect with the Bedford Park Boulevard D station.

4 Train: From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, 4 trains run local in both directions between Grand Central-42nd Street and Brooklyn Bridge due to signal work between 14th Street-Union Square and Grand Central-42nd Street.

5 Train: From 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, October 19 and from 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 5 trains run every 20 minutes between Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green and operate local in both directions between Grad Central-42nd Street and Brooklyn Bridge due to signal work between 14th Street-Union Square and Grand Central-42nd Street.

6 Train: At all times until May 2014, 6 trains skip Middletown Road and Castle Hill Avenue in both directions due to station renewal work.

7 Train: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 18 to 5 a.m Monday, October 21, there is no 7 train service between Times Square-42nd Street and Queensboro Plaza due to automated-train control installation south of Queensboro Plaza. Customers should use E, F, N, and Q service between Manhattan and Queens. Free shuttle buses operate between Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue and Queensboro Plaza.

In Manhattan, the 42nd Street S Shuttle operates overnight.

Q service is extended to Ditmars Boulevard from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

A Train: From 5:30 a.m. Saturday, October 19 to 10 p.m. Sunday, October 20, there is no A train service between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Far Rockaway due to track panel work at Lefferts Blvd. and Rockaway Boulevard and track tie renewal and maintenance at Grant Avenue. A trains operate between Inwood-207th Street and Howard Beach-JFK Airport or Lefferts Boulevard.

Free shuttle buses operate non-stop between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Far Rockaway via the Nassau Expressway. They also operate between Howard Beach-JFK Airport and Rockaway Parkway stopping at Broad Channel.

Customers may transfer between trains and free shuttle buses at Howard Beach/JFK Airport, Far Rockaway or Rockaway Park.

A Train: From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, Brooklyn-bound A trains run local from 125th Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to track tie renewal north of 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

A Train: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 18 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, October 19, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, October 19 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, October 20 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, October 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, 207th Street-bound A trains run express from Canal Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to work on the Mulry Square Fan Plant at 14th Street.

C Train: From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, 168th Street-bound C trains run express from Canal Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to work on the Mulry Square Fan Plant at 14th Street.

D Train: From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, Coney Island-bound D trains run local from 145th Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to track renewal north of 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

E Train: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, Jamaica Center-bound E trains run express from Canal Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to work on the Mulry Square Fan Plant at 14th Street.

F Train: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, Jamaica-bound F trains run express from Church Avenue to Jay Street-MetroTech due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking.

G Train: From 11:30 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, there is no G train service between the Church Avenue and Hoyt-Schermerhorn stop due to work on the Church Avenue Interlocking. Customers should take the F instead.

G trains run between Court Square and Bedford-Nostrand Avenues.

G trains also run between Bedford-Nostrand Avenues and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets every 20 minutes.

To connect between F and G service, customers should take the A or C between Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Jay Street-MetroTech.

M Train: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, M service is suspended due to station renewal work at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Senecca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues. Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, making all stops.

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Fix & Fortify Sandy recovery work, which began July 8, continues this weekend and every consecutive weekend through the end of 2013.

N, R Trains (Montague Tubes Closed): At all times until October 2014, there are no N or R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan. Late night N and weekend R train service is rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge.

N and R trains won't run in either direction at Jay Street-MetroTech, Court Street, Whitehall Street, Rector Street, Cortlandt Street and City Hall.

Late night R shuttle service in Brooklyn is unaffected.

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N Train: From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, Coney Island-bound N trains are rerouted via the D line in Brooklyn from 36th Street to Stillwell Avenue due to track panel work south of 8th Avenue.

Q Train: From 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, October 19 and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, October 20, Q service is extended to and from Ditmars Boulevard due to the 7 suspension between Manhattan and Queens. At all other times, Q trains terminate at 57th Street-7th Avenue.

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

S Train (42nd Street Shuttle): From 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday, October 19, Sunday October 20 and Monday, October 21, the 42nd Street shuttle operates through the night due to 7 suspension between Manhattan and Queens.

S Train (Rockaway Park Shuttle): From 5:30 a.m. Saturday, October 19 to 10 p.m. Sunday, October 20, there is no shuttle train service between Broad Channel and Beach 90th Street due to track panel work at Lefferts Blvd. and Rockaway Blvd. and track tie renewal and maintenance at Grant Avenue.

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