Transit alert: 1 trains aren’t running this weekend

NEW YORK — No 1 trains will run this weekend, forcing straphangers to reconfigure their rides during the last weekend of the summer.

The shutdown starts at 11:30 p.m. Friday and lasts until 5 a.m. Monday, according to the MTA.

As an alternative, riders can take the 2, 3, A and C trains or free shuttle buses and M3 buses, the agency said.

Replacing the 1 train between 96 and Chambers streets will be 2 and 3 trains running local, and 3 trains operating to and from Chambers Street during late-night hours.

Buses will run in five sections and make these station stops on the 1 line:

  • Broadway between 242 and 207 streets, stopping at the 207 Street station.
  • Dyckman Streets between and stations late night only. Use M100 service days/evenings.
  • St. Nicholas Avenue between 191 and 168 streets. Free transfer for M3 service.
  • Broadway between 168 and 96 streets (Express/Local).
  • Lower Manhattan between Chambers St and South Ferry.

To get to and from nearby stops in Washington Heights, along Central Park West and 8 Avenue, take the A train, the MTA advises. To get to lower Manhattan, transfer to or from R train at Times Square-42nd Street or the 4 or 5 train at Fulton Street.


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