On the weekend before Thanksgiving, the L train is pretending it’s already April

Posted On Fri, November 16, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, November 16, 2018 By In weekend subway service

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Get more practice for next year’s L train shutdown: There won’t be any L service between Broadway Junction and 8 Avenue again this weekend, but there will be M-14 and free shuttle buses–and the G can (mostly) pick up the Brooklyn slack. The 4 and Q trains are still on slight hiatus in places; A and C trains are also underachieving in both directions a bit this weekend, so check below for your stop before you go.

Van Cortlandt Park-bound 1 trains skip 50, 59 and 66 Streets in Manhattan. On Sunday, Van Cortlandt Park-bound 1 trains skip 215 and 225 Streets in Manhattan and 231 and 238 Streets in the Bronx. The Manhattan-bound 1 platform at 238 Street in the Bronx is temporarily closed all through winter; and there’s no entry to the Bronx-bound platform at the 215 Street 1 station–it’s exit-only through December while the stairway is being replaced.

Wakefield-bound 2 trains skip Eastern Parkway, Grand Army Plaza and Bergen Street in Brooklyn and 50, 59 and 66 Streets in Manhattan.

3 trains replace the 4 in Brooklyn; 3 service between 96 and 148 Streets in Manhattan is, in turn, replaced by 2 trains and free shuttle buses. Manhattan-bound 3 trains skip Eastern Parkway, Grand Army Plaza and Bergen Streets in Brooklyn; and the 145 Street 3 station is closed through the end of November.

Uptown 4 trains skip 23 Street and 33 Street in Manhattan.  The 28 Street 6 station (4 late night) is closed through December. 4 Service between Bowling Green in Manhattan and New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn is replaced by 2 and 3 trains. On Sunday, 4 service runs every 16 minutes between 125 Street in Manhattan and Woodlawn in the Bronx. Also on Sunday, Manhattan-bound 4 trains skip 176 Street, Mt. Eden Avenue, 170 Street, 167 Street and 161 Street in the Bronx.

Weekend 5 service operates between Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green.

Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains skip 23 Street and 33 Street in Manhattan.

Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 12:40 a.m. to 5  a.m. (except November 24) Hunters Point Avenue and Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue 7 trains board at the Flushing-bound platform.

A Trains skip 103 Street in Manhattan in both directions. Inwood-bound A trains skip 72, 81, 86, 96, 110 and 116 Streets in Manhattan. Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound A trains make local stops at 163, 155 and 135 Streets. Inwood-bound A trains skip 135, 155 and 163 Street in Manhattan. Ozone Park/Far Rockaway-bound A trains also skip 50, 23 and Spring Streets in Manhattan.

C trains run every 12 minutes this weekend, and they’ll skip 103 Street in Manhattan in both directions; uptown C trains skip 72, 81, 86, 96, 110, 116 and 135 Streets in Manhattan; A trains replace C service between 145 and 168 Streets in Manhattan, and Euclid Avenue-bound C trains skip 50, 23 and Spring Streets in Manhattan.

Jamaica Center-bound E trains skip 75 Avenue and Briarwood in Queens. Jamaica Center-bound E trains run express from Queens Plaza to 71 Avenue in Queens. World Trade Center-bound E trains skip 23 and Spring Streets in Manhattan.

L Service between between Broadway Junction in Brooklyn and 8 Avenue in Manhattan is replaced by the M14 and free shuttle buses.

The 174-175 Street B, D station is closed through December, and the 167 Street B,D station is closed through January 2019. The 62 Street/New Utrecht Avenue D,N station transfer passageway will also be closed through December.

Norwood-bound D trains skip 25 Street-Prospect Avenue, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Union Street and DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn. D Trains run every 12 minutes on both days and evenings this weekend.

Jamaica-bound F trains skip 75 Avenue, Briarwood and Sutphin Boulevard in Queens. The 23 Street F,M Station is closed through December, as is the 57 Street F Station.

M Service will be extended to the 96 Street Q Station in Manhattan.

Astoria-bound N trains skip 36 Avenue and 30 Avenue in Queens. Broadway and 39 Avenue N,W Stations are closed through February of 2019. N Trains run via the R in both directions between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center in Brooklyn and Canal Street in Manhattan. N Trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 Street and 45 Street in both directions through July 2019. Coney Island-bound N platforms at Fort Hamilton Parkway, New Utrecht Avenue, 18 Avenue and 20 Avenue will remain closed through spring 2019.

Q Service between 96 Street in Manhattan and Prospect Park in Brooklyn will be replaced by M,N,R trains and free shuttle buses.

R Trains will run to/from the 179 Street F station, and Jamaica-bound R trains run express from Queens Plaza to 71 Avenue in Queens.

From 10 p.m., Sunday, November 11 until 3:45 a.m. Saturday, November 17, J,Z trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 104 Street Station in Queens. On Saturday and Sunday, 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 Bedford-Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn.

Friday through Monday, SIR trains board at the St. George-bound platform at Prince’s Bay and Pleasant Plains; Saturday and Sunday, SIR Trains board at the St. George-bound platform from Prince’s Bay to Tottenville Stations.

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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