Delays and station closures but no major outages on the subway this weekend

Posted On Fri, December 14, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, December 14, 2018 By In weekend subway service

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The bar is set pretty low for the MTA these days. Even with plenty of station closures, trains operating only every 10-12 minutes, and many trains rerouted via other lines, overall it seems like a decent weekend schedule with no major disruptions. Check out a detailed list of the planned service changes below.

1 trains skip 238 Street in the Bronx.

6 (late night) trains skip 28 street in both directions through December.

5 trains are running between Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green.

Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 12:40 a.m. to 5 a.m. Hunters Point Avenue and Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue – bound 7 trains board at the Flushing-bound platform.

Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound A trains will skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 86, 81 and 72 Streets in Manhattan but will stop at 163, 155 and 135 Streets in Manhattan. A trains will be running every 10 minutes between 207 Street and Rockaway Blvd.

Euclid Avenue bound C trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 86, 81 and 72 Streets in Manhattan and will be running every 12 minutes.

E trains will be running local in Queens. E Trains run via the F in both directions between 21 Street-Queensbridge in Queens and Lexington Avenue/63 Street in Manhattan and via the R between 57 Street-7 Avenue and Whitehall Street. Also, E service between Briarwood and Jamaica Center in Queens is replaced by free shuttle buses.

The L will be running in two sections with delays: 1. Every 8 minutes between 8 Avenue, Manhattan and Broadway Junction 2. Every 24 minutes between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Pkwy.

B, D trains skip 167th Street and 174-175 Streets in both directions.

Through December, the 62 Street/New Utrecht Avenue Station D, N transfer passageway is closed due to elevator repairs.

Norwood-bound D trains skip 155 Street in Manhattan, 161 Street and 170 Street in the Bronx. D trains will run via the N in both directions between 36 Street and Stillwell Avenue. D trains will run every 12 minutes.

F trains run local in Queens in both directions. Jamaica-bound F trains are rerouted via the E after 47-50 Streets in Manhattan to Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. 57 Street F station is temporarily closed. F trains skip 21 Street-Queensbridge, Roosevelt Island and Lexington Avenue/63 Street in both directions, take rerouted E and R trains instead. F service between Church Avenue and Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn isn’t running, but shuttle buses will be available.

The M isn’t running between Metropolitan Avenue in Queens and Essex Street in Manhattan, take the J or free shuttle buses.

Broadway and 39 Avenue N and W stations are closed. Astoria-bound N trains skip 36 Avenue and 30 Avenue in Queens and run via the Q from DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn to Canal Street in Manhattan. Coney Island-bound N trains skip Fort Hamilton Pkwy, New Utrecht Avenue, 18 Avenue and 20 Avenue. N Trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 Street and 45 Street in both directions.

The R will skip 5 Avenue/59 Street, Lexington Avenue/59 Street, and Queens Plaza in both directions. Late night R Service is suspended between Whitehall Street in Manhattan and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Trains skip Union Street, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Prospect Avenue and 25 Street in both directions. Forest Hills-bound R trains run via the Q from DeKalb Avenue to Canal Street.

Broad Street-bound J trains skip Flushing Avenue, Lorimer Street and Hewes Street. Jamaica Center-bound 104 Street platform is temporarily closed.

For the rest of the year, Church Avenue-bound G trains skip Greenpoint Avenue. The won’t be running between Bedford-Nostrand Avenues in Brooklyn and Court Square in Queens, but there will be shuttle bus 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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