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The weekend will be extending into the week in the worst way possible this Monday, with the kind of service changes usually reserved for Saturday and Sunday spilling into workdays. While the A and C trains win this week for most convoluted service changes, the 4 also deserves a nod, and the vast majority of lines have far more than average changes.
Here are the changes for the week:
Starting June 4 through the 28th of the month, there will be no 3 trains between Times Sq-42 St and New Lots Av, with 4 service replacing 3 service between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and New Lots Av.
4 trains will run express from Grand Central-42 St to Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan, stopping at Union Sq, next Tuesday through Friday.
5 train service will be ending early between E 180 St and Bowling Green Monday to Thursday.
6 service will operate in two sections, with Brooklyn Bridge-bound trains running express from Grand Central-42 St to Brooklyn Bridge Monday to Friday.
Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound A trains will skip 116, 103, 96 and 81 Sts late nights, Monday to Friday, with the 86 St station closing Monday to all service through October. No A trains between 168 St and 207 St “late nights” (beginning at 9:45pm) until June 29 starting Monday. A trains will also run “late nights” via the F in both directions between W 4 St and Jay St during the week this upcoming week and the following.
Euclid Av-bound C trains skip 116, 103, 96 and 81 and 86 Sts. The 86 St Station will close to all service Monday through October. C trains run via the F in both directions between W 4 St and Jay St-MetroTech Monday to Thursday.
B service ends early, beginning at 8:30pm Monday to Thursday.
Norwood-bound D trains skip 25 St, Prospect Av, 4 Av-9 St and Union St from 10pm to 5am Monday to Friday.
Coney Island-bound F trains run via the E from Roosevelt Av to 5 Av/53 St.
M service ends early Monday to Thursday between 71 Av and Essex St.
N trains run via the D in both directions between 36 St and Stillwell Av – free shuttle buses provide alternate service.
Until June 15, Monday to Friday from 11:45pm to 5am, no late night R service in Brooklyn. Monday to Thursday late nights, Forest Hills-bound R trains skip 25 St, Prospect Av, 4 Av-9 St and Union St.
Monday to Thursday W service ends early.
No G trains between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Court Sq late nights from Monday to Friday.
And the weekend service changes:
2 trains replace weekend 5 service between Dyre Av and E 180 St. Downtown 2 and 5 trains run express from E 180 St to 3 Av-149 St in the Bronx. Atlantic Av/Barclays Ctr-bound 2 trains skip Eastern Pkwy, Grand Army Plaza and Bergen St. No 2 trains between Chambers St and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr – 2 service operates in two sections, between 241 St and Chambers St and via the 1 to/from South Ferry. No 2 or 3 train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan – no service at Park Place, Wall St, Clark St and Hoyt St.
Downtown 4 trains skip 33, 28, 23 Sts, Astor Pl, Bleecker, Spring and Canal Sts. Woodlawn-bound 4 trains run express from 149 St-Grand concourse to Burnside Av. Crown Hts-bound 4 trains run express from Woodlawn to Burnside Av. No 4 trains between Utica Av and New Lots Av.
5 trains replace weekend 2 service between Wakefield-241 St and E 180 St.
No A trains between 168 St and 207 St – free shuttle buses provide alternate service.
No C train service between 145 St and 168 St on Saturday and Sunday – A trains make local stops at 135 and 155 St.
D service is rerouted between 59 St-Columbus Circle and Stillwell Av – free shuttle buses provide alternate service.
F service is rerouted in Manhattan and Brooklyn, with service operating between Jamaica-179 St and Lexington Av-63 St and via the Q express to/from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr – free shuttle buses provide alternate service. Jamaica-bound F and Bedford/Nostrand Avs-bound G trains skip Fort Hamilton Pkwy, 15 St-Prospect Park and 4 Av-9 St in Brooklyn.
N trains run via the R in both directions between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and Canal St. N trains run via the D in both directions between 36 St and Stillwell Av.
Astoria-bound N trains skip 25 St, Prospect Av, 4 Av-9 St and Union St. No N trains between Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza – free shuttle buses provide alternate service.
Per the whims of the MTA, there will probably be other problems, and the problems stated above are subject to change and worsen.