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This weekend, 1, G, Q, and L riders are in luck: trains will operate as usual (so, expect issues, but no scheduled ones). All other straphangers, especially those on the D and 4 trains: brace for service changes. Prepare both mind and schedules by debriefing with the below:
Broad St-bound J trains skip Flushing Av, Lorimer St, and Hewes St. The Manhattan-bound platform at 104 St is closed for renovation.
Astoria-bound W trains skip 39 Av and Broadway.
Bay Ridge-bound R trains run express from 71 Av to Queens Plaza, stopping at Roosevelt Av and skipping 67 Av, 63 Dr, Woodhaven Blvd, Grand and Elmhurst Ave, 65 St, Northern Blvd, 46, Steinway, and 36 Sts.
Coney Island-Bound N train platforms at Fort Hamilton Pkwy, New Utrecht Av, 18 Av, 20 Av, Kings Hwy, Avenue U and 86 are closed for renovation through the fall. N and W trains skip 30 Av and 36 Av at all times through the spring. Astoria-bound N trains skip 39 Av and Broadway.
M train service ends early between 71 Av and Essex St, with no M train service between Essex St and Broadway Junction or between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway). Shuttle trains run every 20 minutes between Metropolitan Av and Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs.
Manhattan-bound F trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Briarwood and 75 Av. There will be no trains between Church Av and Stillwell Av. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service.
D service operates in two sections and is rerouted in Manhattan, with no D service at 7 Av, 47-50 Sts, 42 St-Bryant Pk, 34 St-Herald Sq, Grand St, and Dekalb Av. D service operates between 1) 205 St and B’way-Lafayette St, and via the F to and from 2 Av, the last stop. Trains run via the A local in both directions between 125 St and W 4 St. 2) Between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and Stillwell Av. Trains skip Union St, 4 Av-9 St, Prospect Av and 25 St in both directions. Buses operate between W 4 St and Grand St, stopping at B-way-Lafayette St. Norwood-bound trains skip 170 St and 174-175 Sts and stop at 135 St.
World Trade Center-bound E trains run express from 71 Av to Queens Plaza, skipping 67 Av, 63 Dr, Woodhaven Blvd, Grand and Elmhurst Ave, 65 St, Northern Blvd, 46, Steinway, and 36 Sts.
C trains skip 50 St, 23 St, and Spring St in both directions. Euclid Av-bound trains skip 163, 155, 135, 116, 110, 103, 96, 86, 81, and 72 Sts.
A trains skip 50 St, 23 St, and Spring St in both directions. Inwood-bound A trains run local from 59 St-Columbus Circle to 168 St. Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound trains skip 163, 155, 135, 116, 110, 103, 96, 86, 81 and 72 Sts.
Hudson Yards-bound 7 trains skip 69, 52, 46, 40, and 33 Sts.
No 2 trains between E 180 St and Dyre Av. Free shuttle buses and 5 trains provide alternate service. Wakefield-bound trains run express from E 180 St to 241 St, skipping Bronx Park East, Pelham Pkwy, Allerton, Burke Ave, 219, 225, 233 Sts, and Nereid Av.
No 5 trains between 241 St and Grand Central-42 St.
4 train service operates in two sections. 1) Between Woodlawn and 125 St and 2) Between 125 St and New Lots Av. Woodlawn-bound 4 trains skip 138 St-Grand Concourse.
Until the summer, there will be no 2 or 3 train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Per the whims of the MTA, there will probably be other problems, and the problems stated above are subject to change and worsen.