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15 Subway Lines Slated For Service Changes This Weekend

By Ben Fractenberg | June 9, 2016 2:42pm | Updated on March 24, 2017 1:37pm
 The 7 is one of 15 subway lines slated for service changes this weekend.
The 7 is one of 15 subway lines slated for service changes this weekend.
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MIDTOWN — The weather is finally warming (a bit), but the rain is moving in. On the bright side, the cherry blossoms should start blooming soon. So grab an umbrella if you plan to venture out this weekend in search of signs of spring.

Here is the subway service change breakdown so you can plan accordingly. 

SKIP TO YOUR LINE HERE: 2 Train; 3 Train; 4 Train; 5 Train7 Train; A Train; C Train; D TrainF Train; J Train; M Train; N TrainR Train42nd Shuttle; W Train

2 Train: Downtown trains will run local from 96th Street to 14th Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.  

3 Train: Service will be suspended in both directions from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday. Downtown trains will then run from 96th Street to 14th Street from 7 a.m. to midnight and the line will again be fully suspended until 7 a.m. Sunday.  

Downtown trains will again run from 96th Street to 14th Street from 7 a.m. Sunday until 11:45 p.m. and service will then be fully suspended until 5 a.m. Monday.

2 trains will provide alternate service and free shuttle buses will run between 135th Street, 145th Street and 148th Street. 

Trains will skip Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road and Junius Street both ways at all times until further notice. Use free shuttle buses instead.

To get to/from Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road, free shuttles will run between that stop and Crown Heights-Utica Avenue through the weekend.

To get to/from Junius Street, free shuttle buses will run between Junius Street and Rockaway Avenue.

4 Train: Service will be suspended in both directions from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Monday. The 5, D and free shuttle buses will provide alternate service. 

5 trains will make all 4 train stops between New Lots and 149th Street-Grand Concourse. 

Free shuttle buses will run between 149th Street and 161st Street-Yankee Stadium, connecting with the D train. 

Trains will skip Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road and Junius Street both ways. Use free shuttle buses instead.

To get to/from Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road, free shuttles will run between that stop and Crown Heights-Utica Avenue through the weekend.

To get to/from Junius Street, free shuttle buses will run between Junius Street and Rockaway Avenue.

Uptown trains will run local from 42nd Street to 125th Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

5 Train: Service will be suspended in both directions between Eastchester-Dyer Avenue and East 180th Street from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Free shuttle buses will provide alternate service. 

Trains will run over the 4 line in Brooklyn from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

Uptown trains will run local from 42nd Street-Grand Central to 125th Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Monday. 

7 Train: Service will be suspended in both directions between 34th Street-Hudson Yards and Queensboro Plaza from 12:15 a.m. Saturday to 4:30 a.m. Monday. Service will run between Queensboro Plaza and Flushing-Main Street. 

Riders can take an E, F, N or W train for service between Manhattan and Queens. The 42nd Street shuttle will run overnight and provide additional service in Manhattan. 

Flushing-bound trains will run express from Queensboro Plaza to 74th Street-Broadway from 12:15 a.m. Saturday to 4:30 a.m. Monday.

A Train: Service will run over the F line in both directions between Jay Street-MetroTech and West 4th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

Trains will local in both directions between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and West Fourth Street from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

Trains will stop at 155th Street and 163rd Street in both directions between 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

C Train: Service will run over the F line in both directions between Jay Street-MetroTech and West Fourth Street from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

Service will be suspended in both directions between 145th Street and 168th Street from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

D Train: Coney Island-bound trains will run express from Barclays Center to 36th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Sunday and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

F Train: Uptown trains will skip 14th Street and 23rd Street in Manhattan from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

Until early 2017, Coney Island-bound trains will skip Avenue I, Bay Parkway, Avenue N, Avenue P, Avenue U and Avenue X. To get to these stops, take the F to Kings Highway or Neptune Avenue and transfer to a Queens-bound F. To get from the stations, take a Queens-bound F to Kings Highway or 18th Avenue and transfer to a Coney Island-bound F.

J Train: Service will be suspended between in both directions between Broadway Junction and Jamaica Center from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free shuttle buses and E trains will provide alternate service. 

Shuttle buses will run between Broadway Junction and 121st Street and then connect with the E at Jamaica-Van Wyck. 

Until the summer, Manhattan-bound trains will skip 121st Street and 104th Street.

For service to 121st Street and 104th Street, use the nearby 111th Street and Woodhaven Boulevard stops or take a Manhattan-bound train to 111th or Woodhaven and switch to a Jamaica-bound train. 

For service from the stations use the nearby 111th Street and Woodhaven Boulevard stops or take a Q56 bus. 

Jamaica Center-bound J trains will skip 104th Street and 121st Street between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekdays. Take the Q56 or the Z instead.

M Train: Service will be suspended in both directions from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Free shuttle buses, J and L trains will provide alternate service. 

Buses will make all M train stops to Myrtle Avenue, where riders can connect to a J train. Riders can transfer to an L at Myrtle-Wyckoff avenues. 

N Train: Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue-bound trains will run express from Barclays Center to 59th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Sunday and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

Until the spring, Queens-bound N trains will skip 86th Street, Avenue U, Kings Highway, 20th Avenue, 18th Avenue, New Utrecht Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway. N trains will stop at Bay Parkway and Eighth Avenue.

To get to 86th Street, Avenue U and Kings Highway, take a Queens-bound N to Bay Parkway and transfer to a Coney Island-bound N.

To get to 20th Avenue, 18th Avenue, New Utrecht Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway, take a Queens-bound N to Eighth Avenue and transfer to a Coney Island-bound N.

From these stops, take a Coney Island-bound N to Bay Parkway or Stillwell Avenue and transfer to a Queens-bound N.

For service to New Utrecht Avenue, take the D and transfer to a Queens-bound N at 36th Street.

R Train: Southbound trains will run express from Barclays Center to 59th Street from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

42nd Street Shuttle: Trains will run overnight from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday. 

W Train: Service will run between Whitehall Street and Ditmars Boulevard from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.