Here’s how the trains will be running this Mother’s Day weekend

Posted On Fri, May 10, 2019 By

Posted On Fri, May 10, 2019 By In weekend subway service

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This weekend, riders of the C and G trains will be better off than most, with no planned service changes on either line. The main source of frustration will be skipped stops across most other lines, with further reduced service after 11:45 p.m. on the 3, 5, 6, D, and N trains. Below, all the updates you need to make sure you don’t keep Mom waiting.

Downtown 1 and 2 trains skip 86, 79, 66, 59 and 50 Streets in Manhattan and all 1 trains continue to skip 168 Street.

Flatbush Avenue-bound 2 trains run express from 241 Street to East 180 Street in the Bronx. The Flatbush Avenue-bound 2 and 5 platforms at Winthrop Street and Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn are closed through July.

On nights this weekend, from 11:45 p.m. to 5 a.m., the 3 will only run between 148 Street and 34 Street-Penn Station in Manhattan.

Downtown 4 trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 77, 68 and 51 Streets in Manhattan. Trains run every 16 minutes between Burnside Avenue and Woodlawn in the Bronx, and some uptown 4 trains will skip 170 Street, Mt Eden Avenue, and 176 Street. Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip Mosholu Pkwy in the Bronx. Crown Hts-bound 4 trains run local from Atlantic Av-Barclays Center to Utica Avenue in Brooklyn.

5 service between East 180 Street in the Bronx and Bowling Green in Manhattan will stop at 8:30 p.m. every night this weekend, including Friday—take the 2 or 4 train instead. The Eastchester-bound 5 platform at Gun Hill Road is temporarily closed.

From 9:45 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night this weekend,  6 downtown trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 77, 68 and 51 Streets in Manhattan. Beginning at 11:45 p.m. on Friday, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains skip Brook Avenue, Cypress Avenue, E 143 Street, E 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 A service between Rockaway Blvd and Far Rockaway in Queens, take a free shuttle bus instead.

World Trade Center-bound E trains skip 65 Street, Northern Blvd, 46 Street, Steinway Street and 36 Street in Queens. Jamaica Center-bound E trains skip Briarwood in Queens.

L trains run every 20 minutes between Rockaway Pkwy in Brooklyn and 8 Avenue in Manhattan. All L trains at 1 Avenue and 3 Avenue in Manhattan board from the Brooklyn-bound platform.

Coney Island-bound D trains skip 182-183, 174-175, and 170 Streets in the Bronx and on nights this weekend after 11:45 p.m. they’ll also skip Union Street, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Prospect Avenue and 25 Street in Brooklyn. The 62 Street/New Utrecht Avenue Station D, N transfer passageway is still closed due for ongoing elevator repairs. D trains will run every 12 minutes this weekend.

Jamaica-bound F trains run express from Avenue X to Smith-9 Streets in Brooklyn and skip Briarwood and Sutphin Blvd 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, 18, and 20 Avenues are temporarily closed. The Astoria Blvd NW station is temporarily closed. From 3:45 a.m. on Saturday to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Astoria-bound N trains skip 39 Avenue, 36 Avenue, Broadway and 30 Avenue in Queens. On weekend nights from 11:45 p.m. to 5 a.m., Coney Island-bound trains N skip Union Street, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Prospect Avenue and 25 Street in Brooklyn.

96 Street-bound Q trains will run express from Kings Hwy to Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

On Saturday and Sunday, Bay Ridge-bound R trains skip 65 Street, Northern Blvd, 46 Street, Steinway Street, and 36 Street in Queens and will skip Union Street, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Prospect Avenue and 25 Street in Brooklyn until 5 a.m. on Monday.

There won’t be any J service between Broadway Junction in Brooklyn and Jamaica Center in Queens, take the E or a free shuttle bus instead. The J will continue to skip 111 Street until the end of the summer.

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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