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It’s going to be the second weekend without L service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, there will be a slew of skipped stops across many of the lines, and longer than usual wait times on the 4, 5, D, N, and Q trains. Riders of the 2, 3, 6, and G are in luck this weekend with no planned interruptions on the slate for you (though there’s always a risk for unplanned hiccups). Read on for the full details and keep frustration at bay this weekend.
1 trains skip 168 Street in both directions.
4 trains run local in both directions between Grand Central-42 Street and Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan. Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip 161 Street, 167 Street, 170 Street, Mt Eden Avenue, and 176 Street. 4 trains will only be running every 16 minutes.
5 trains run local in both directions between Grand Central-42 Street and Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan. Expect long wait times—5 trains are only running every 20 minutes.
Hunters Point Avenue and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Avenue 7 trains board at the Flushing-bound platform.
Downtown A trains will make stops at 163 Street, 155 Street, and 135 Street in Manhattan.
C trains run express in both directions between 145 Street and Canal Street. C trains won’t be running between 145 Street and 168 Street in Manhattan, but the A will make those local stops.
Jamaica Center-bound E trains run express from 71 Avenue to Queens Plaza and skip Briarwood and 75 Avenue in Queens.
There will be no L service between Broadway Junction in Brooklyn and 8 Avenue in Manhattan, take the M14 or a free shuttle bus.
There will be no B service this weekend.
There won’t be D service between 59 Street-Columbus Circle in Manhattan and Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn; take the F, Q, or a free shuttle bus instead. The 62 Street/New Utrecht Avenue Station D, N transfer passageway is closed due to elevator repairs. Uptown D trains stop at 135 Street in Manhattan. D trains will run every 12 minutes.
Jamaica-bound F trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Briarwood and 75 Avenue in Queens.
M service is extended to the 96 Street Q Station in Manhattan.
Coney Island-bound N platforms at Fort Hamilton Pkwy, New Utrecht Avenue, 18 Avenue, and 20 Avenue are temporarily closed. N trains run every 12 minutes.
Uptown Q trains will make local stops at Prince Street, 8 Street, 23 Street, and 28 Street in Manhattan. There won’t be any Q service between Kings Highway and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center, hop on a free shuttle bus. Q trains run every 12 minutes
Forest Hills-bound R trains run express from Queens Plaza to 71 Avenue in Queens.
There won’t be any J service between Crescent Street in Brooklyn and Jamaica Center in Queens, take the E or hop on a free shuttle bus.
Per the whims of the MTA, there will probably be other problems, and the problems stated above are subject to change and worsen.