Weekend Service Changes Planned for 17 Subway Lines

By Ben Fractenberg on March 7, 2014 10:57am 

 Weekend service changes will affect 17 subway lines including the 7 train, which will be suspended between Manhattan and Queens.
Weekend service changes will affect 17 subway lines including the 7 train, which will be suspended between Manhattan and Queens.
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MANHATTAN — Seventeen subway lines are slated for service changes this weekend.

Here is the breakdown:

1 Line: Uptown trains will run express from 96th Street to 145th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

2 Line: Trains will run local in both directions between 96th Street and 42nd Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.

3 Line: Service is suspended from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday, 11:45 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and 11:45 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday. Riders can take free shuttle buses between 148th Street and 135th Street where you can transfer to a 2 train.

Trains will also be suspended in both directions between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Riders can take the 4 train between Franklin Avenue and Crown Heights-Utica Avenue. Shuttle buses will run between Utica Avenue and New Lots Avenue.

Trains will run local between 96th Street and 42nd Street from 6 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

4 Line: Bronx-bound trains will run local from Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall to Grand Central-42nd Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.

5 Line: Trains will run every 20 minutes between Eastchester-Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green from 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

6 Line: Bronx-bound trains will run express form Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday.

Trains are also skipping Middletown Road and Castle Hill avenue in both directions at all times through May.

7 Line: Trains are suspended between Times Square-42nd Stret and Queensboro Plaza from 2 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. Riders can use the E, F, N or Q trains for service between Manhattan and Queens. Free shuttle buses will make all subway stops between Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue and Queensboro Plaza. The 42nd Street shuttle will also run overnight.

A Line: Downtown trains will run express from 59th Street to Canal Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

C Line: Downtown trains will run express from 59th Street to Canal Street from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

E Line: Trains will run local in both directions between Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue and Forest Hills-71st Avenue from 12:30 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.

D Line: Bronx-bound trains will run express from Bay Parkway to 9th Avenue from 6:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Trains will also run local in both directions between 34th Street-Herald Square and West 4th Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.

F Line: Queens-bound trains run express from Church Avenue to Smith-9th Streets from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Coney-Island bound trains will be rerouted over the A line from West 4th Street to Jay Street-Metro Tech from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Trains will also run local between Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue and Forest Hills-71st Avenue from 12:30 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.

G Line: Queens-bound trains will run express from Church Avenue to Smith-9th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

N Line: Late night trains will be rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge.

Q Line: Trains will be suspended between Coney Island and Prospect Park in both directions from 10:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Riders can take free shuttle buses.

Queens-bound trains will be extended to Ditmars Boulevard to replace the partially-suspended 7 service from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Coney Island-bound trains will skip Parkside Avenue, Beverly Road and Courtelyou Road at all times through early summer.

R Line: Trains will be suspended between 59th Street and 36th Street in Brooklyn in both directions from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday and 11:45 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday.

There is no service between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan through October for repairs to the Montague Tube.

42nd Street Shuttle: Trains will run overnight form 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday.

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