FASTRACK Returns To Lexington Ave Lines

MTA NYC Transit’s FASTRACK will be returning to the 4 Train, 5 Train & 6 Train. Here are the complete details:

On Monday, March 9, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to Manhattan stations along the 456 lines. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, March 9, to early Friday morning, March 13, 456 trains will run express in both directions between 125 St and Grand Central-42 St. 5 service ends early in Manhattan each night.

4, 5 & 6 trains will operate as follows:

1. Trains skip 116 St, 110 St, 103 St, 96 St, 77 St, 68 St, and 51 St stations.

2. Trains stop at 86 St and 59 St.

3. 5 service between E 180 St and Bowling Green ends early each night.

Travel alternatives:

1. Use M101 Limited buses for local service between 125 St and Grand Central-42 St.

2. Downtown buses run on Lexington Av, and Uptown buses run on 3 Av.

3. Transfer between M101 Limited buses and 46 trains at 125 St, 86 St, 59 St, and Grand Central-42 St.

4. As 5 service ends early each night in Manhattan, 5 Line customers:

• In Manhattan, take the 4 or 6.
• In the Bronx, take the 2.
• Transfer between the 2 and 4 at 149 St-Grand Concourse.
• Transfer between the 2 and 5 at E 180 St.
• The Dyre Av 5 shuttle runs overnight.

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MTA Service For President’s Day 2015

Here is the official rundown for MTA Service for the upcoming President’s Day Holiday:

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday.

New York City Subways and Buses:

On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, New York City subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule with some planned subway service changes:

5
No service in both directions between Dyre Av and E 180 St. Use free shuttle buses instead.

D
No service in both directions between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and 34 St-Herald Sq. D trains run in two segments:

• Stillwell Av to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr (express service between 36 St and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr)

• 34 St-Herald Sq and 205 St.

As an alternate, take the FNQR or free shuttle buses between Grand St and W 4 St.

L

No service between 8 Av and 14 St-Union Sq. As an alternate, take the M14 bus.

As a reminder, Saturday service includes:

• There is no express service on the 6 or 7
• The B train does not operate; use the ACDQ instead.
• M trains operate between Delancey-Essex Sts and Metropolitan Av only.
• Q trains operate between Stillwell Av and 57 St-7 Av only.
• The Z train does not operate; use the J, which runs between Jamaica Center and Chambers St.

Long Island Rail Road:

On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, the Long Island Rail Road will operate on a Holiday schedule with one extra westbound train departing Ronkonkoma at 7:10 a.m. and arriving at Penn Station at 8:28 a.m.

Because trains will operate on a holiday schedule, there will be no service east of Ronkonkoma.

Off peak fares will be in effect all day.

Metro-North Railroad:

On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, MTA Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule with some extra cars on trains AM inbound and PM outbound hours to accommodate those people who have to have to work.

The Hudson Rail Link connecting bus service, the Newburgh-Beacon Ferry and the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry will not operate.

The north end exits to Grand Central at 46th-47th-48th Streets will be closed.

Off-peak fares are in effect all day.

Staten Island Railway:

Tomorrow, Friday, February 13, the Staten Island Railway will operate on an early evening rush hour schedule beginning at 2:30 p.m. to help folks get a jump start on the long weekend. On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Sunday schedule.

MTA Bridges and Tunnels:

On Friday, February 13, MTA Bridges and Tunnels will suspend all routine construction at 1 p.m. to ease travel for motorists who may be heading home early in anticipation of the three-day holiday weekend.

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