163rd Street C station reopens, no 5 train service, and more weekend subway service updates

Posted On Fri, September 28, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, September 28, 2018 By In weekend subway service

Photo via Wiki Commons

Yesterday, the 163rd Street-Amsterdam Avenue C station reopened for service in both directions after being closed since March for extensive renovations. In addition to structural improvements, cosmetic additions were added in the form of four new glass mosaic murals by area artists. That’s the good news – the bad news is there’s no 5 train service this weekend and the D and F trains are once again masquerading as one another for a large number of stops.

No Bronx-bound service at the 215 Street 1 station through December. South Ferry-bound trains skip 238 Street through next winter. Van Cortlandt Park-bound 1 trains skip 207, 215, 225, 231 and 238 streets.

No 2 train service between Franklin and Flatbush avenues: 2 trains run between 241 Street and Franklin Avenue and via the 4 to and from Utica Avenue – free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

3 trains skip 145 Street in both directions.

Woodlawn-bound 4 trains skip 138 Street-Grand Concourse. 4 service runs in two sections: between Woodlawn and 125 Street and between 125 Street and New Lots Avenue.

No 5 train service – free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound A trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96 and 81 streets.

Euclid Avenue-bound C trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96 and 81 streets.

Manhattan-bound D trains skip 182-183, 170, 161 and 155 streets. D trains run between Norwood-205 Street and 59 Street-Columbus Circle and via the A to/from Jay St-MetroTech and via the F to/from Kings Highway. No D service at 7 Avenue, 47-50 Streets, 42 Street-Bryant Park, 34 Street-Herald Square, Broadway-Lafayette Street and Grand Street. Buses operate between W 4 Street and Grand Street stopping at Broadway-Lafayette Street.

F trains run between Jamaica-179 Street and Lexington Avenue-63 Street and via the Q to/from Atlantic Av-Barclays Center (skipping DeKalb Avenue) and via the D to/from Stillwell Avenue. No F service at 57 Street, 47-50 Streets, 42 Street-Bryant Park, 23 Street, 14 Street, W 4 Street, Broadway-Lafayette Street, 2 Avenue, Delancey Street, East Broadway and York Street. Buses run between W 4 Street and East Broadway and between Jay Street-MetroTech and York Street.

M trains run approximately every 20 minutes and skip Hewes Street, Lorimer Street and Flushing Avenue. M service operates between Metropolitan Avenue and Delancey Street and via the J to/from Chambers Street.

Astoria-bound N trains skip 36 Avenue and 30 Avenue. N trains run via the R in both directions between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Canal Street. No Coney Island-bound N train service at Fort Hamilton Parkway, New Utrecht Avenue, 18 Avenue, 20 Avenue, Kings Highway, Avenue U and 86 Street.

No J service between Crescent Street and 121 Street – free shuttle buses provide alternate service. Crescent Street-bound J trains skip Hewes Street, Lorimer Street and Flushing Avenue. J and Z trains run “at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 121 Street Station.”

No G service between Bedford-Nostrand and Court Square – free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

Per the whims of the MTA, there will probably be other problems, and the problems stated above are subject to change and worsen.

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