Train Service Will Be Suspended on Weeknights Starting at 9:30 p.m. from June 20 to July 8
Trains to Make Train Stops Between Bergen St and Church Av During Suspension; Free Shuttle Buses Being Provided Between Court Sq and Jay St – MetroTech to Connect Customers with Train Service
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced maintenance, cleaning, and repair work will be performed along the line on weeknights beginning Monday, June 20, and concluding on Friday, July 8. To accommodate the work, which is part of NYC Transit’s FASTRACK program, there will be no train service from 9:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., except for Monday, July 4 and Tuesday, July 5.
During the hours FASTRACK is being done, trains will make train stops between Bergen St and Church Av in Brooklyn. Free shuttle buses will be provided between Court Sq and Hoyt-Schermerhorn, then run to Jay St-MetroTech to connect customers with train service.
FASTRACK work typically includes:
- Track – remove debris and repair or replace tie blocks and running rails.
- Third Rail Operations – clean and remove debris from under and around the third rail.
- Signals – perform general maintenance on signals and switches.
- Infrastructure – repair or replace handrails, signs, and tunnel lighting. Clean track drains and repair water damage and leaks.
- Electronic Maintenance – optimize performance of closed-circuit television monitors and cameras. Inspect and test public address system equipment.
- Station Environment – perform high-intensity station cleaning and painting as well as perform elevator and escalator repair work. Clean vents and drains.
Channels for Service Updates
Information about the planned schedule changes is available through the MTA’s many real-time service information sources.
MYmta app – Customers who use the comprehensive MYmta smartphone app will see real-time travel information for all MTA services all in one place.
new.mta.info – The “Service Status” box at new.mta.info is always the definitive source for the latest status for each line. For more details about this weekend's service changes, click here.
Live Subway Map – The Live Subway Map shows the real-time position of trains, planned service changes at any given time, highlights accessible stations, and much more.
Email and text message service updates – Customers are urged to sign up to receive alerts, tailored by specific branch and time of day, by visiting mymtaalerts.com.
Twitter – Twitter users can follow @MTA, @NYCTSubway, and @NYCTBus for service updates and customer service support.
WhatsApp – Customers can chat with NYC Transit via WhatsApp. Riders can receive customer service support in their native language through the help of Google Translate.
For those who prefer to contact the MTA by telephone, information is available by dialing 511. Connecticut customers should call 877-690-5114. Those who are deaf or hard of hearing can use their preferred service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the MTA at 511.