3 service fully out, Rockaway without trains, and more weekend subway madness

Posted On Fri, March 30, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, March 30, 2018 By In weekend subway service

Photo by Giuseppe Milo via Flickr

Seasoned straphangers are certainly expectant of bad subway service news by this point, but that doesn’t make this weekend’s changeups any easier to navigate. The D and F are masquerading as each other across boroughs, 3 train riders are out of luck, and the Rockaways especially are hard hit by a lack of service on the only two lines which reach the area.

On the bright side, free bus service to LaGuardia Airport on the LaGuardia Link Q70 has been reinstated through April 7. Also in the realm of good news, eight extra trains will run out of Penn Station on the Long Island Rail Road for Good Friday and the start of Passover today. See the MTA’s press release for all of the additional afternoon departures. As well, MTA NYCTA President Andy Byford answered questions on Twitter yesterday and revealed his favorite Smiths song.

2 trains replace 5 service between Dyre Av and E 180 St. No 2 trains between Manhattan and Brooklyn – no service at Park Place, Wall St, Clark St and Hoyt St. No 2 trains between 96 St and E 180 St; 5 trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

There is no 3 train service this weekend beginning 11:30pm Friday.

New Lots Av-bound 4 trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 77, 68 and 51 Sts. Woodlawn-bound 4 trains skip 161 St, 167 St, 170 St, Mt Eden Av and 176 St. 4 train service operates every 16 minutes between 125 St and Woodlawn.

Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains run express from 3 Av-138 St to Parkchester. Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 77, 68 and 51 Sts.

A trains operate between 207 St and Lefferts Blvd or Howard Beach-JFK Airport – there are no trains running between Howard Beach-JFK and Mott Av. Rockaway Park S trains are not running. Free Far Rockaway and Rockaway Park shuttle buses provide alternate service. 163 St-Amsterdam Av is closed to all trains in both directions. Inwood-bound A trains skip 72, 81, 86, 96, 103, 110, 116, 135 and 155 Sts.

168 St-bound C trains skip 72, 81, 86, 96, 103, 110, 116, 135 and 155 Sts. C trains skip 50 St, 23 St and Spring St in both directions.

42 Street S service operates overnight.

B service ends earlier than usual: 9pm on Friday.

D train service is rerouted in Manhattan and Brooklyn with no service at 7 Av, 47-50 Sts, 42 St-Bryant Pk and 34 St-Herald Sq. D trains run via the C in both directions between 59 St-Columbus Circle and W 4 St and via the F to/from Stillwell Av.

Coney Island-bound F trains skip Union St, 4 Av-9 St, Prospect Av and 25 St D stations. F service operates between Jamaica-179 St and W 4 St, then via the D to/from Stillwell Av.

Essex St-bound M trains skip Flushing Av, Lorimer St and Hewes St. No M trains between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway) – shuttle trains provide alternate service. M service ends early between 71 Av and Essex St. M shuttle trains run every 20 minutes between Metropolitan Av and Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs.

Coney Island-bound N trains run express from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr to 59 St, Brooklyn, stopping at 36 St. No N trains between Times Sq-42 St and Ditmars Blvd – free shuttle buses provide alternate service. Coney Island-bound N trains run via the R from Canal St to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.

Coney Island-bound Q trains run via the R from Canal St to DeKalb Av.

Bay Ridge-bound R trains run express from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr to 59 St, stopping at 36 St. R trains skip 5 Av/59 St, Lexington Av/59 St and Queens Plaza in both directions.

Broad St-bound J trains skip Flushing Av, Lorimer St and Hewes St.

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