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2015 Line Work & Planned Service Changes

7 Weekend Work
First Weekend Completed
Check markWhat we accomplished
      January 2 - 5

Check mark Installed 60 bracket supports for power cables
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Removed 120 feet of old power cable, third rail connections, and track switch components
Check mark Changed location of eight existing power cable connections
Check mark Adjusted connections of 10 power cables between the third rail and track switches
Check mark Removed 400 feet of old power cables, cleats, and ceiling brackets
Check mark Completed work items for new Circuit Breaker House, included tagging of wiring and components, improving safety features, and installing a new lighting fixture
Check mark Installed three new door locks at several locations
Check mark Performed circuit breaker repair
Check mark Installed new Wayside Radio Unit antennas
Check mark Completed site surveys
•  January 9 - 12: Next round of work

2015 7 subway Line Weekend Work

In 2015, significant weekend work on three capital improvement projects on the 7 subway Line in Queens continues: installation of a new Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signal system; elevated track replacement and infrastructure work; and the reconstruction and fortification of the Steinway Tubes.

The majority of this work is scheduled over weekends when ridership is lower and gives our workers continuous, train-free access to the 7 subway Line. We are aware of the inconvenience these and other disruptions cause, and we appreciate your patience.

These projects will bring a modern, state-of-the-art signal system and reliable, resilient infrastructure upgrades to the
7 subway

Get more information about our work on the 7 subway Line, plus the full calendar of service changes, here.

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