Service Changes Planned for 11 Subway Lines This Weekend
NEW YORK CITY — Service changes will hit 11 subway lines this weekend.
MTA work will impact the 4, 5, 6, A, C, E, J, M, N, Q and R lines, officials said.
Here is the breakdown of the changes by line:
4 Line: There will be no 4 service from 3:30 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday because of track work at Bedford Park Boulevard and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium. Service will be replaced by 5 trains in Brooklyn and Manhattan. In The Bronx, D trains and shuttle buses will provide alternative service.
5 Line: Service will be extended to Crown Heights–Utica Avenue and New Lots Avenue from 3:30 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday.
6 Line: Trains in both directions will continue to skip Middletown Road and Castle Hill Avenue until May 2014.
A Line: Trains will be suspended in both directions between Jay Street-Metro Tech and Utica Avenue from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. There will be free shuttle buses at both stations.
C Line: Trains will be suspended in both directions between West 4th Street–Washington Square and Euclid Avenue Saturday from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and all of Sunday.
E Line: Jamaica Center-bound trains will be rerouted via the F line from West 4th Street–Washington Square to 21 Street-Queensbridge from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. There will be free shuttle buses running between Court Square and Queensbridge stopping at Queens Plaza.
J Line: Jamaica Center-bound J trains will run express from Marcy Avenue to Broadway Junction from 3:45 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday.
M Line: Trains headed in both directions will run every 20 minutes from 4 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday.
N Line: Brooklyn-bound trains will stop at 45th Street and 53rd Street in Brooklyn from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.
Q Line: Coney Island-bound trains will continue to skip Parkside Avenue, Beverly Road and Cortelyou Road until early summer because of painting and concrete repair work on those station platforms.
R Line: Trains will be suspended between 59th Street and 36th Street in Brooklyn from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Sunday and again from 11:30 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.