The 7 is back this weekend, but the L train is not

Posted On Fri, February 1, 2019 By

Posted On Fri, February 1, 2019 By In weekend subway service

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First, the good news: 7 service has been restored after several weeks, the J and M will be running between Brooklyn and Manhattan (but the J is out of service from Crescent Street to Jamaica Center), and there are no planned disruptions on the 2, 3, 6, and Q lines. The bad news impacts L train riders, who will have to get used to service changes through March. The L won’t be running from 8th Avenue in Manhattan to Brooklyn Junction. Read on for more details about the skipped stops and delays that may impact your travel this weekend.

1 trains skip 168 Street in both directions.

4 trains run local in both directions between Grand Central-42 Street and Brooklyn Bridge 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 run local in both directions between Grand Central-42 Street and Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan. Expect long wait times—5 trains are only running every 20 minutes.

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

Uptown A trains run express from Euclid Avenue to Utica Avenue in Brooklyn. Downtown A trains will make stops at 163 Street, 155 Street, and 135 Street in Manhattan.

C trains run express in both directions between 145 Street and Canal Street and Manhattan-bound C trains will also run express from Euclid Avenue to Utica Avenue in Brooklyn. C trains won’t be running between 145 Street and 168 Street in Manhattan, but the A will make those local stops.

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

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 will be no B service this weekend.

There won’t be D service between 59 Street-Columbus Circle in Manhattan and Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn; take the F, N, or a free shuttle bus instead. 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.

Jamaica-bound F trains skip Avenue U, Avenue P, Avenue N, Bay Pkwy, and Avenue I. Coney Island-bound F trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Briarwood and 75 Avenue in Queens. Queens-bound F trains skip Fort Hamilton Pkwy, 15 Street-Prospect Park and 4 Avenue-9 Street in Brooklyn.

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

N service between 36 Street and Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn is replaced by R trains and free shuttle buses. N trains run via the D in both directions between 36 Street and Stillwell Avenue.

Bay Ridge-bound R trains run express from 71 Avenue to Queens Plaza in Queens.

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.

Queens-bound G trains skip Fort Hamilton Pkwy, 15 Street-Prospect Park and 4 Avenue-9 Street in Brooklyn.

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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