Crazy weekend on the rails

The Brooklyn Paper

Here are the service changes affecting you this weekend (Saturday, Jan. 15 at 12:01 am to Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 am, unless otherwise noted):

2,3,4: Brooklyn bound trains skip Bergen Street, Grand Army Plaza and eastern Parkway.

C: No trains between Manhattan and Brooklyn (Saturday and Sunday, Jan 15 and Jan. 16, 6:30 am to midnight).

D: Trains run local between DeKalb Avenue and 36th Street (Friday, Jan. 14 at 11 pm to Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 am).

F and G: No trains between Jay Street-Metrotech and Church Avenue (Friday, Jan. 14 at 11:30 pm to Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 am). Free shuttle buses replace trains.

N: Trains run local between DeKalb Avenue and 59th Street.

Q: Manhattan-bound trains skip Avenue M and Avenue H.

R: Service is suspended. Shuttle buses replace service between 59th Street and 95th Street.

Got a transit gripe? E-mail us at gbuiso@cnglocal.com.

Information courtesy of New York City Transit — and is accurate at press time. Community Newspaper Group is not responsible for last-minute changes made by the agency, or for Mother Nature’s wrath, which could also complicate transit matters.

Reader Feedback

Thomas from Bronx says:
The MTA use private contractors to perform most of the work in the subways. When they are employed to do the work, entire subway lines are affected. If you notice, this has been going on for 15 years or better.NYC patrons are considered second class citizen when it comes to these outside private contractors.Here is a thought, What good is having a train that goes 55mph when it goes only 20 mph on a daily basis. All of the technology goes to waste because these outside private contractors prolong the work so that they can continue getting tax payer from the MTA and at the same time screw the patrons of NYC. Oh yeah, their argument is we are making the system better. But when will they finish?
Jan. 17, 2011, 9:33 pm

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