6 and 7 trains are the only lucky ones this weekend

Posted On Fri, March 1, 2019 By

Posted On Fri, March 1, 2019 By In weekend subway service

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We’re looking forward to another weekend of convoluted service changes impacting nearly every line. The 6 (lucky you!) is the only line with no planned changes, but the 7 is also looking good. Service changes will continue to spill into late night and early morning hours over the week. Take note: The A needs some last minute “urgent track repairs” and will not run between Jay Street-MetroTech and Utica Avenue on Monday and Tuesday. Read on for the full details.

1 trains skip 168 Street in both directions. Over the weekend, from 6:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. South Ferry-bound 1 trains will skip 238, 231, 225, 215 and 207 Streets. During the week, Downtown 1 trains will skip 66, 59, and 50 Streets from 9 p.m. to 5:45 a.m.

Uptown 2 and 3 trains will be making stops at 18, 23, 28 Streets. Wakefield-bound 2 trains will skip Eastern Pkwy, Grand Army Plaza, and Bergen Street. 2 trains will run every 12 minutes over the weekend. Tuesday through Friday, from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., Downtown 2 trains will skip 66, 59, and 50 Streets in Manhattan.

Harlem-bound 3 trains skip Eastern Pkwy, Grand Army Plaza, and Bergen Street. There will be no 3 service throughout the week from 11:45 p.m. to 5 a.m.—take the 2 or a free shuttle bus instead.

This weekend, Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip Eastern Pkwy, Grand Army Plaza and Bergen Street in Brooklyn. From 3:45 a.m. on Saturday to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Woodlawn-bound 4 trains will skip 183 Street, Fordham Road, Kingsbridge Road, and Bedford Park Blvd in the Bronx. During the week, on Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 12:00 a.m. each night, Downtown 4 trains will run local from Grand Central-42 Street to Brooklyn Bridge. Every day this week, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4 trains run every 16 minutes and some Uptown 4 trains will skip 170 Street, Mt Eden Avenue, and 176 Street. In addition, from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Woodlawn-bound 4 trains will skip 183 Street, Fordham Road, Kingsbridge Road and Bedford Park Blvd in the Bronx.

From 10 p.m. on March 1, the Eastchester-bound 5 platform at Gun Hill Road will be closed through September. There will be no 5 service on Sunday morning from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. between E 180 Street and 149 Street-Grand Concourse in the Bronx, take the 2 instead.

On Saturday from 12:45 a.m. to 5 a.m. Hunters Point Avenue and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Avenue 7 trains board at the Flushing-bound platform.

Downtown A trains will skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 86, 81 and 72 Streets this weekend. Brooklyn-bound A trains will run via the F from W 4 Street in Manhattan to Jay Street-MetroTech in Brooklyn from 10:30 p.m. on Monday to 5 a.m. on Tuesday. There also won’t be any A service between Jay Street-MetroTech and Utica Avenue in Brooklyn during that time period. Shuttle buses await.

Downtown C trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 86, 81 and 72 Streets in Manhattan. C trains will run every 12 minutes this weekend.

E trains run local in both directions between Queens Plaza and 71 Av in Queens this weekend, and again Thursday through Friday beginning at 12 a.m. each night.

There will be no L service between Broadway Junction in Brooklyn and 8 Avenue in Manhattan, take the M14 or a free shuttle bus. Service shuts down again Monday through Friday, from 10:45 p.m. to 5 a.m. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. trains run approximately every 24 minutes between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Pkwy.

No planned service disruptions over the weekend, but B service will continue to end early next week, Monday to Thursday, at 8:30 p.m. each night.

This weekend D trains run local in both directions between DeKalb Avenue and 36 Street in Brooklyn. D trains will run every 12 minutes over the weekend. D service between 161 Street-Yankee Stadium and 205 Street in the Bronx will end at 9:30 p.m. throughout the week. Free shuttle buses will be available. Uptown D trains will run local from 59 Street-Columbus Circle to 145 Street in Manhattan from 8:15 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Monday to Friday, beginning at 7 p.m. each night, Manhattan-bound D and N trains make local stops at 25 Street, Prospect Avenue, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Union Street and DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn.

There will be no F service over the weekend between Church Avenue and Stillwell Avenue, take a free shuttle bus instead. F trains run will run local in both directions this weekend between 21 Street-Queensbridge and 71 Avenue, and again on late nights throughout the week, from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m.

M service is extended to the 96 Street Q Station in Manhattan on weekends until March 18. M service between 71 Avenue in Queens and Essex Street in Manhattan will end early Monday to Thursday (except March 6), from 8:15 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.—take the EF, or R instead.

Uptown NQ, and R trains skip Prince, 8, 23, and 28 Streets. Astoria-bound N trains run via the Q from DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn to Canal Street in Manhattan. N trains will run local in both directions between DeKalb Avenue and 36 Street in Brooklyn. Downtown NQ, and R trains will skip 49 Street. Late nights Monday through Friday, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Uptown N and Q trains skip Prince, 8, 23, and 28 Streets.

This weekend, Downtown Q trains will make local stops at 28, 23, 8 and Prince Streets. Monday to Friday, from 11:45 p.m. to 5 a.m. Coney Island-bound Q trains will run via the F from Lexington Avenue/63 Street to 47-50 Streets in Manhattan and via the D to DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn.

Forest Hills-bound R trains run via the Q from DeKalb Avenue to Canal Street this weekend. Mon to Thursday, from 9:45 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Uptown R trains skip Prince, 8, 23, and 28 Streets.

There won’t be any W service between 57 Street-7 Avenue in Manhattan and Ditmars Blvd in Queens, Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through April 19. Take the N instead. trains will run every 20 minutes in Manhattan.

There won’t be any J service between Chambers Street and Broad Street in Manhattan, you’ll have to take the 4 or 5 at nearby stations instead. Through the summer, the 111 Street J station will be temporarily closed.

Beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4 until April 1, Church Avenue-bound G trains will skip Flushing Avenue in Brooklyn.

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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