Here’s how the subways will be running this Presidents’ Day weekend

Posted On Fri, February 15, 2019 By

Posted On Fri, February 15, 2019 By In weekend subway service

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Many New Yorkers are looking forward to a long weekend, but it won’t be without its fair share of service changes. On Monday, MTA services will operate on special schedules, with Metro-North and the LIRR offering off-peak fares throughout the day. The worse news is that subways and buses will be on a Saturday schedule, meaning that many of the planned service interruptions listed below will extend into Monday, and in some cases, even Tuesday.

Over the weekend

1 trains skip 168 Street in both directions.

Uptown 4 trains run express from Brooklyn Bridge to 14 Street-Union Square in Manhattan. Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip 161 Street, 167 Street, 170 Street, Mt Eden Avenue, and 176 Street. trains will only be running every 16 minutes.

5 trains are only running every 20 minutes.

Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains run express from Brooklyn Bridge to 14 Street-Union Square in Manhattan. Brooklyn Bridge-bound 6 trains run express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester in the Bronx.

Hunters Point Avenue and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Avenue 7 trains board at the Flushing-bound platform.

Through Tuesday, Uptown A trains will skip 72, 81, 86, 96, 103, 110, 116, 135 St, 155 and 163 Streets in Manhattan. Downtown A trains will stop at 163, 155, and 135 Streets.

Through Monday, Uptown C trains skip 72, 81, 86, 96, 103, 110 and 116 Streets in Manhattan. For service between 145 Street and 168 Street, take the A. C trains will run every 12 minutes.

E trains run local in both directions from 71 Avenue to Queens Plaza.

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 is no B service on weekends.

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.

Through Tuesday, F trains will run local in both directions between 21 Street-Queensbridge and 71 Avenue in Queens. There will be no F service between Church Avenue and Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn, hop on a free shuttle bus instead.

M service is extended to the 96 Street Q Station in Manhattan.

Downtown N trains skip 49 Street in Manhattan. There will be no N service between Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza, but free shuttle buses will be available. 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. Downtown Q trains skip 49 Street in Manhattan. Q trains will run every 10 minutes.

Downtown R trains skip 49 Street in Manhattan.

There is no W service on weekends.

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.

There is no Z service on weekends.

On Monday, February 18

The New York City Subways and MTA Staten Island Railway will run on a Saturday schedule. Some of the planned service changes listed above will impact service on Monday as well.

The Long Island Rail Road will be on a holiday schedule, with two extra Ronkonkoma Branch trains in the morning and evening. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day.

The Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule, offering off-peak fares all day. The Hudson Rail Link, Newburgh-Beacon Ferry, and Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry will not operate. For travelers going West of the Hudson, the Port Jervis Line and Pascack Valley Line will be on a weekend schedule.

The Staten Island Railway will be on a Sunday schedule.

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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