It wouldn’t be the weekend without a more-than-fair share of MTA service changes, and that time of the week is upon us once again. Per usual, a number of trains will be skipping stops, running via wonky routes and with delays. See the full damage below.
1 trains skip 168 Street in both directions.
2 trains will run local in both directions between 96 Street and 14 Street in Manhattan. The Flatbush Avenue-bound 2 and 5 platform at Winthrop Street will be closed through July 2019. 2 trains will run every 12 minutes this weekend.
3 trains run local in both directions between 96 Street and 14 Street in Manhattan. There won’t be any 3 service between 148 Street and Times Square-42 Street, you’ll have to take a 2 or a free shuttle bus.
Woodlawn-bound 4 trains skip 183 Street, Fordham Road, Kingsbridge Road and Bedford Park Blvd in the Bronx. 4 trains run every 16 minutes between Burnside Avenue and Woodlawn in the Bronx. Some uptown 4 trains skip 170 Street, Mt Eden Avenue, and 176 Street.
In addition to the Eastchester-bound 5 platform at Gun Hill Road being closed (it will continue to be through September), Eastchester-bound 5 trains will also skip Morris Park, Pelham Pkwy and Baychester Avenue in the Bronx.
Uptown A and C trains skip Spring Street, 23 Street and 50 Street in Manhattan.
E trains run via the F in both directions between 21 Street-Queensbridge and 2 Avenue, which will be the last stop. E trains run will run local in both directions between 71 Avenue and the 21 Street-Queensbridge F station in Queens.
D trains will run via the N in both directions between 36 Street and Stillwell Avenue. Coney Island-bound D trains 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 continues to be closed due to elevator repairs. D trains will run every 12 minutes.
F trains run local in both directions between 21 Street-Queensbridge and 71 Avenue in Queens. Downtown F trains skip 23 Street and 14 Street in Manhattan.
The M isn’t running between Myrtle Avenue in Brooklyn and Essex Street in Manhattan, take the J or hop on a free shuttle bus.
There will be no N service between Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza, but you can take a free shuttle bus instead. The Coney Island-bound N platforms at Fort Hamilton Pkwy, New Utrecht Avenue, 18 Avenue, and 20 Avenue are temporarily closed. Coney Island-bound Ntrains will skip Union Street, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Prospect Avenue and 25 Street in Brooklyn. Downtown N trains skip 49 Street in Manhattan. N trains will run every 12 minutes.
Downtown Q and R trains skip 49 Street in Manhattan. Q trains run approximately every 10 minutes this weekend.
Bay Ridge-bound R trains skip Union Street, 4 Avenue-9 Street, Prospect Avenue and 25 Street in Brooklyn.
J service between Hewes Street in Brooklyn and Broad Street in Manhattan will be replaced by free shuttle buses, 4, 6, E, and F trains this weekend. The 111 Street J stop is temporarily closed.
Heads up, from Monday April 8 to May 6, Court Square-bound G trains will skip Flushing Avenue in Brooklyn. There won’t be any G service between Bedford-Nostrand Avenues in Brooklyn and Court Square in Queens this weekend, hop on a shuttle bus instead.
Per the whims of the MTA, there will probably be other problems, and the problems stated above are subject to change and worsen.