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A bunch of service changes are hitting the subways again this week, with no line left untouched. In addition to multiple trains skipping stops or running express, several lines will be rerouted via other trains, and the 6 and L trains are both running in two sections, with delays to be expected. No matter what your plans are for the weekend, we’ve put together our weekly guide of planned subway service changes below, so you can head out prepared.
1 trains skip 18, 23, 28, and 168 Streets in both directions. There won’t be any 1 service between 14 Street and South Ferry in Manhattan, take the 2, 3 or a free shuttle bus instead.
2 and 3 trains will run local in both directions between 34 Street-Penn Station and Chambers Street in Manhattan. Downtown 2 trains run express from East 180 Street to 3 Avenue-149 Street in the Bronx. The Flatbush Avenue-bound 2 and 5 platform at Winthrop Street will be closed through July 2019. 2 trains will run every 12 minutes this weekend.
3 trains will replace 4 trains in Brooklyn this weekend.
There won’t be any 4 trains running between Bowling Green and Utica Avenue/New Lots Avenue this weekend, for alternate service look to the 2 and 3 trains. 4 and 5 trains in both directions will be making stops at 33 Street, 28 Street and 23 Street in Manhattan.
Downtown 2 and 5 trains will run express from East 180 Street to 3 Avenue-149 Street in the Bronx. The Eastchester-bound 5 platform at Gun Hill Road is closed through September. 5 trains will only be running every 20 minutes this weekend.
Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains will skip Brook Avenue, Cypress Avenue, East 143 Street, East 149 Street and Longwood Avenue in the Bronx. 6 service will run in two sections this weekend: Between Brooklyn Bridge and 125 Street and via the 4 to 149 Street-Grand Concourse; and between 125 Street in Manhattan and Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. You’ll have to transfer at 125th Street.
There won’t be any 7 service between Willets Point and Main Street in Queens this weekend, hop on a free shuttle bus instead.
Downtown A and C trains skip 163, 155, 135, 50, 23, Spring Streets in Manhattan. Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound A trains will run express from Hoyt-Schermerhorn to Euclid Avenue in Brooklyn. On Saturday, A trains will run every 10 minutes.
Euclid Avenue-bound C trains run express from Hoyt-Schermerhorn to Euclid Avenue in Brooklyn. C trains will run every 12 minutes throughout the weekend.
E service between Queens Plaza and World Trade Center will be rerouted via F trains this weekend. E trains will run local in both directions between 71 Avenue and 36 Street in Queens.
L trains will run in two sections on a modified schedule: Every 8 minutes between 8 Avenue and Broadway Junction, and every 24 minutes between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Pkwy.
The 62 Street/New Utrecht Avenue Station D, N transfer passageway is closed due to elevator repairs. D train service between 36 Street and Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn will be replaced by free shuttle buses. D trains will run every 12 minutes this weekend.
Coney Island-bound F trains run via the E from Roosevelt Avenue to 42 Street/Port Authority, and via the A to Jay Street-MetroTech. Jamaica-bound F trains will be rerouted via the E from 47-50 Streets to Roosevelt Avenue. Throughout the weekend, F trains will be running local in both directions in Queens.
The M isn’t running between Metropolitan Avenue in Queens and Essex Street in Manhattan, take the J or hop on a free shuttle bus.
There won’t be any N service between Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza in Queens, free shuttle buses await. 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.
96 St-bound Q trains will run express from Kings Hwy to Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
Late night R service is suspended between Whitehall Street, Manhattan and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center. R trains will skip Union Street, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Prospect Avenue, and 25 Street in both directions.
J service between Crescent Street in Brooklyn and Jamaica Center in Queens is replaced by E trains and free shuttle buses.
Court Square-bound G trains skip Flushing Avenue in Brooklyn. There won’t be any G service between Bedford-Nostrand Avenues in Brooklyn and Court Square in Queens, hop on a shuttle bus instead.
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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