Yesterday afternoon, MTA NYC Transit sent out the weekend service diversions which can be read here. Shortly thereafter, a press release was sent out highlighting the continuation of the major weekend diversions on the due to the station construction work between 242nd Street and Dyckman Street & Port Authority work at the World Trade Center site. Here are the details:
MTA New York City Transit announces that for the next two weekends, October 29- November 1 and November 5-8, planned service changes will continue as part of the long-term station renewal project in Northern Manhattan and the Bronx. In addition, during these two weekends, train service will be limited between 96th and 14th Streets due to track work at 66th Street.
There will be no 1 service between 242nd Street and 168th Street due to the station construction work between 242nd Street and Dyckman Street. Free shuttle buses provide service between the 242nd Street (1) station and the 207th Street (A) station. Washington Heights customers may take the M 3 or free shuttle bus service stopping at 168th Street, 181st Street, and 191st Street along St. Nicholas Avenue.
Downtown 1 trains will run local between 168th Street and 34th Street, then express from 34th Street to 14th Street where it terminates. Uptown 1 trains run express from 14th Street to 72nd Street (skipping 50th, 59th, and 66th Streets), then local to 168th Street,.
Downtown 2 and 3 trains will make local stops from 96th Street to Chambers Street. Uptown 2 and 3 trains will run local from Chambers Street to 42nd Street, then express, stopping at 72nd and 96th Streets. There is no uptown 1, 2, or 3 service at 50th, 59th or 66th Street.
Due to work by Port Authority at the WTC site, free shuttle buses will operate between Chambers Street and South Ferry.
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