13 Subway Lines Face Service Changes This Weekend

By Ben Fractenberg on July 11, 2014 3:47pm 

 The 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, D, E, F, G, N and R will have service changes over the weekend of July 12 and 13.
The 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, D, E, F, G, N and R will have service changes over the weekend of July 12 and 13.
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MIDTOWN — If you find yourself stuck in the city this weekend you will have to contend with the heat and 13 subway lines set for service changes. It may be advisable to hang out in your local park or take a walking tour of secret West Village spots.

Here your weekend subway breakdown:

2 Line: Service will be suspended between East 180th Street and 149th Street-Grand Concourse from 3:30 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday. Free shuttle bus service will be provided.

4 Line: Downtown trains will run local from 125th Street to Grand Central from 11 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and from 11 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

5 Line: Service will be suspended between East 180th Street and Bowling Green from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday. 4 trains will provide service between 149th-Street-Grand Concourse and Bowling Green. Free shuttle buses will also provide service.

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

Trains are skipping Zerega Avenue and Buhre Avenue in both directions until February.

  •  For Service to and from Zerega Av, use the Bx4 or shuttle buses to connect between Zerega Av and Castle Hill Av; free transfer is available with a MetroCard.
  • For Service to and from Buhre Av, use the Bx8, Bx24, or shuttle buses to connect between Buhre Av and Middletown Rd; free transfer is available with a MetroCard.

7 Line: Manhattan-bound trains will run express from Mets-Willets Point to 74th Street-Broadway from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

A Line: Service will be suspended in both directions between 168th Street and Inwood-207th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Free shuttle bus service will be provided.

Manhattan-bound trains will be rerouted over the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street and then run local to 59th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

At all times until August Far Rockaway and Lefferts Boulevard-bound trains are skipping 88th Street.  And Lefferts-bound trains are skipping 104th Street.

  • For service to 88 Street take the A train to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A.  From 88 St, take a Brooklyn-bound A to 80 Street and transfer to a Far Rockaway or Lefferts Blvd-bound A.
  • For service to 104 Street take the Lefferts Blvd-bound A to Lefferts Boulevard and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound A.  From 104 St, take the Q112 bus. Or take the A to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Lefferts Blvd-bound A train.

C Line: Service will be suspended in both directions between 145th Street and 168th Street from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A trains will run local between 145th Street and 168th Street.

Manhattan-bound trains will be rerouted over the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

E Line: Uptown trains will run express from Canal Street to 34th Street-Penn Station from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Trains will run local in Queens from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday.

D Line: Bronx-bound trains will run express from Bay Parkway to 9th Avenue from 6:45 a.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Coney Island-bound trains will skip 182nd-183rd Streets from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

F Line: Jamaica-bound trains will be rerouted over the E line from 47-50th Streets to Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue from 9:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Trains will run local in Queens from 12:30 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.

G Line: Trains will run every 20 minutes between Long Island City-Court Square and Bedford-Nostrand Avenues from 5 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday. The last stop from some Queens-bound trains will be Bedford-Nostrand.

R Line: Service will be extended to Jamaica-179th Street from 6:30 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday.

There is no service between Brooklyn and Manhattan at all times until 2014. 

N Line: Late night service will be rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge because of the Montague Tube construction work.
 

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