Weekend Subway Service Disruptions Affect 16 Lines

By Michael P. Ventura on March 14, 2014 5:51pm 

 The G train at the Smith-9th Street station, April 26, 2013.
The G train at the Smith-9th Street station, April 26, 2013.
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NEW YORK CITY — Weekend construction will affect 16 subway lines this weekend.  Here's the breakdown.

1 train: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., March 14 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, South Ferry-bound trains run express from 145th Street to 96th Street due to steel repair work south of 133rd Street to 125th Street.

2 train: From 6:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat., March 15, and Sun., March 16, Bronx-bound 2 trains run express from East 180th Street to 241st Street due to switch repairs south of 219th Street. From 12:01 a.m. Sat., March 15 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, trains run local in both directions between 96th Street and Times Square-42nd Street due to track work at Times Square-42nd Street.

3 train: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., March 14, to 6 a.m. Sun., March 16 and from 11:45 p.m. Sun., March 16 to Mon., March 17, service is suspended due to track work at Times Square-42nd Street. Take 2 trains or free shuttle buses running between 135th Street and 148th Street.

From 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., March 15, and Sun., March 16, trains are suspended in both directions between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue due to subway car testing south of Crown Heights-Utica Avenue.  Take 4 trains for service between Franklin Avenue and Crown Heights-Utica Avenue.  Free shuttle buses operate between Crown Heights-Utica Avenue and New Lots Avenue making all 3 line subway station stops.

From 6 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. Sat., March 15, and Sun., March 16, trains run local in both directions between 96th Street and Times Square-42nd Street due to track work at Times Square-42nd Street.

4 train: From 3:30 a.m. Sat., March 15 to 10 p.m. Sun., March 16, trains are suspended between 149th Street-Grand Concourse and Woodlawn in both directions due to panel installation at Bedford Park Blvd.  Take the D train or free shuttle buses.

From 12:01 a.m. Sat., March 15 to 4 a.m. Sun., March 17, Bronx-bound trains run local from Brooklyn Bridge City Hall to Grand Central-42nd Street due to track maintenance north of 14th Street-Union Square.

5 train: From 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sat., March 15, and from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sun., March 16, 5 trains run every 20 minutes between Eastchester-Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green due to track maintenance north of 14th Street-Union Square.  Bronx-bound 5 trains run local from Brooklyn Bridge City Hall to 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.

From 11:45 p.m. Fri., March 14 to 4 a.m. Mon., March 17, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park due to station renewal work at Middletown Road and Castle Hill Avenue stations.

7 train: From 2 a.m. Sat., March 15 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, 7 trains are suspended between Times Square-42nd Street and Queensboro Plaza due to CBTC signal work and hurricane-related repair work in the Steinway tunnel, and track tie replacement work at Queensboro Plaza. Use E, F, N, and Q trains for service between Manhattan and Queens. Free shuttle buses make all subway station stops between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Queensboro Plaza.  The 42 Street Shuttle operates overnight.

A train: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., March 14 to 6:30 a.m. Sun., March 16, and from 11:45 p.m. Sun., March 16 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, Manhattan-bound A trains run express from Canal Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to column reinforcements between Canal Street and West 4th Street.

C train: From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sat., March 15, and Sun., March 16, Manhattan-bound C trains run express from Canal Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to column reinforcements between Canal Street and West 4th Street.

E train: From 12:30 a.m. Sat., March 15, to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, E trains run local in both directions between Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue and Forest Hills-71 Avenue due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

From 11:45 p.m. Fri., March 14 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, Queens-bound E trains run express from Canal Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to column reinforcements between Canal Street and West 4th Street.

F train: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., March 14 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, Queens-bound F trains run express from Church Avenue to Smith-9th Streets due to signal work at Church Avenue.

From 12:30 a.m. Sat., March 15 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, F trains run local in both directions between Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue and Forest Hills-71 Avenue due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71 Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

G train: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., March 14 to 5 a.m. Mon., March 17, Queens-bound G trains run express from Church Avenue to Smith-9 Streets due to signal work at Church Avenue.

J train: From 5:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sat., March 15 and Sun., March 16, J trains are suspended between Delancey Street-Essex Street and Hewes Street due to track work on the Williamsburg Bridge. Take free shuttle buses. 

N train: From 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sat., March 15, and Sun., March 16, Ditmars Boulevard-bound N trains are rerouted via the D line from Coney Island Stillwell Avenue to 36 St due to design survey work near 20 Av.

Q train: At all times until early summer 2014, Coney Island-bound Q trains skip Parkside Avenue, Beverley Road, and Cortelyou Road due to painting and concrete repair work on station platforms at Parkside Avenue, Beverley Road, and Cortelyou Road.

From 10:30 p.m. Fri., March 14 to 5:00 a.m. Mon., March 17, Q trains are suspended between Prospect Park and Kings Hwy in both directions due to track panel work from Church Avenue to Newkirk Avenue.  Take free shuttle buses.

From 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat., March 15, and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sun., March 16, Q service is extended to Ditmars Blvd to replace partially-suspended 7 service due to CBTC signal work and hurricane-related repair work in the Steinway tunnel, and track tie replacement work at Queensboro Plaza.

42nd Street Shuttle: From 12:01 a.m. Sat., March 15 to 6 a.m. Mon., March 17, 42 Street Shuttle trains operate overnight.

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