Trains face major service changes due to work train with mechanical problems

NEW YORK — A work train with mechanical problems caused major service changes during the Friday morning commute.

Delays were lifted by the afternoon.

Earlier, commuters faced a slowdown on the A, C, E, F and M lines because of an issue at Fulton Street.

The following changes were in effect at the time, according to the MTA.

  • No southbound A or C service in lower Manhattan south of W 4 St-Washington Sq.
  • Southbound E trains are running express from 42 St-Port Authority to Canal St.
  • Southbound A trains are running local from 59 St-Columbus Circle to W 4 St-Washington Sq, then via the F line to Jay St-MetroTech.
  • Some southbound A trains will run local in Brooklyn.
  • Southbound C trains are stopping along the F Subway line from W 4 St-Washington Sq to Jay St-Metro Tech.
  • Some Forest Hills-bound M trains are stopping along the J line from Essex St-Delancey St to Chambers St.
  • For service from W 4 St, take this time to safely travel to the lower level, where Brooklyn-bound A and C trains are being rerouted over the F line to Jay St-MetroTech.
  • There is no downtown C service at Spring St. See a station agent for a courtesy pass for continuing train or bus service. Consider taking nearby R or W lines at Prince St for service to lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Click here for directions.
  • There is no downtown A or C service at Canal St on 6 Av. See a station agent for a courtesy pass for continuing train or bus service. Consider taking nearby J, N, Q, R, W, Z or 6 lines at Canal St on Broadway for service downtown. Click here are directions.
  • There is no Brooklyn-bound A or C service at High St. See a station agent for a courtesy pass for continuing train or bus service. Consider taking the nearby F Subway line at York St. Click here are directions.
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