Here Are This Weekend's Route Changes and Alternatives for 10 MTA Subway Lines - NBC New York

Here Are This Weekend's Route Changes and Alternatives for 10 MTA Subway Lines

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    Here Are This Weekend's Route Changes and Alternatives for 10 MTA Subway Lines
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    Your weekend subway ride just got a bit complicated: due to construction, the MTA is implementing changes for 10 subway lines starting from Friday night and ending Monday morning. But don't worry, we've got you covered.

    The 3, 4, 5, D, E, F, J, M, N and R lines will observe the following changes from Friday, March 31 to Monday, April 3:

    3 Line:

    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, 3 service operates to/from New Lots Avenue all weekend, replacing 4 line service in Brooklyn.
    • Trains skip Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road and Junius Street in both directions.
    • For service to/from Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road, free shuttle buses operate between the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road station and the Crown Heights-Utica Avenue station at all times.
    • For service to/from Junius Street, free shuttle buses operate between the Junius Street station and the Rockaway Avenue station at all times.
    4 Line:
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, 4 trains are suspended in both directions between New Lots Avenue/Crown Heights-Utica Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall.
    • For service between Manhattan and Brooklyn, take the N, Q, or R trains.
    • For service to/from Fulton Street and between Borough Hall and Franklin Avenue, take the 2 or 3 trains, or use the J train at the near by Broad Street station.
    • For service between Franklin Avenue and Crown Heights-Utica Avenue, take the 3 train.
    • For service to/from Wall Street and Bowling Green, use the R and w trains (or the N train overnight) at the nearby Rector Street or Whitehall Street stations.
    • Trains run local between 125th Street and Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall.
    • Trains skip Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road and Junius Street in both directions at all times until Spring 2017.
    • For service to/from Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road, free shuttle buses operate between the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road station and the Crown Heights-Utica Avenue station at all times
    • For service to/from Junius Street, free shuttle buses operate between the Junius Street station and the Rockaway Avenue station at all times.
    5 Train: 
    • From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, trains are suspended in both directions between Bowling Green and Grand Central-42nd Street. 
    • Trains run every 20 minutes between Eastchester-Dyre Avenue and Grand Central-42nd Street.
    • Downtown 5 trains will run local from 125th Street to Grand Central-42nd Street.
    • For service between Grand Central-42nd Street and Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall, take the 4 or 6 train. 
    • For service to Fulton Street, Wall Street and Bowling Green, use nearby R train stations at Cortlandt Street, Rector Street, or Whitehall Street. 
    • You can transfer between 4 and 6 trains and R trains at Canal Street.
    D Train:
    • From 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, D trains are suspended in both directions between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue.
    • Service operated between Norwood-205th Street and 59th Street-Columbus Circle.
    • Service is rerouted onto the C line between 59th Street and West 4th Street-Washington Square and via the F line to/from the Second Avenue Station.
    • N trains replace the D in Brooklyn between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Stillwell Avenue.
    • For service to Brooklyn, take the N train. You can transfer through a passageway at Times Square-42nd Street/Port Authority.
    • For service to/from Seventh Avenue, use the N at the nearby 57th Street-Seventh Avenue station. You can also catch the D train at the nearby 50th Street station on Eighth Avenue.
    • For service to 47-50th Streets, 42nd Street-Bryant Park and 34th Street-Herald Square, use the N train or take the F train by transferring at West 4th Street-Washington Square.
    • Free shuttle buses will be provided between West 4th Street-Washington Square and Grand Street, stopping at Broadway-Lafayette Street.
    E Train: 
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, E trains are rerouted on the F line in both directions between 21st Street-Queensbridge and West 4th Street-Washington Square.
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Sunday and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday, Jamaica Center-Parsons Archer bound E trains run express from the 21st Street-Queensbridge F station to Forest Hills-71st Avenue.
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Jamaica Center-Parsons Archer bound E trains skip 75th Avenue and Briarwood.
    • Free shuttle buses run between Court Square-23rd Street and 21st Street-Queensbridge, stopping at Queens Plaza.
    • For service to/from Queens Plaza, use the R instead during days and evenings, or the 7 and N train at the nearby Queensboro Plaza station.
    • For service to/from Court Square-23rd Street, take the 7. You can transfer between the E and 7 trains at 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue and/or between 7 and A or C trains at Times Square-42nd Street/Port Authority.
    • For service to/from Lexington Avenue/53rd Street, use the 4 local or 6 at 51st Street.
    • For service to/from Fifth Avenue/53rd Street, use the 4 or 6 train at 51st Street.
    • For service to/from Seventh Avenue, use the nearby F train at 57th Street, the N, Q or R at 57th Street-Seventh Avenue or the N or R at 49th Street.
    • Transfer between the E and the N, Q, R trains at 34th Street-Herald Square, between the E and R at Roosevelt Avenue or between the E and Q at Lexington Avenue/63rd Street.
    F Train:
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Jamaica-179th Street-bound F trains skip 75th Avenue, Briarwood and Sutphin Boulevard stations.
    • Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue-bound F trains skip Avenue I, Bay Parkway, Avenue N, Avenue P, Avenue U and Avenue X at all times until early 2017.
    • For access to these stations, take a Coney Island-bound F train to Kings Highway or Neptune Avenue and transfer to a Jamaica-bound F.
    • For access from these stations, take a Jamaica-bound F train to Kings Highway or 18th Avenue and transfer to a Coney-Island bound F.
    J Train:
    • Until summer 2017, Manhattan-bound J trains skip 121st Street and 104th Street.
    • For service to these stations use the nearby 111th Street or Woodhaven Boulevard stations instead.
    • You can also take the Q56 bus and transfer to/from J train service at nearby 111th Street.
    • Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer-bound J trains skip 104th Street and 121st Street between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekdays. You can take the Q56 bus or the Z train instead.
    M Train: 
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, service is suspended in both directions between Middle Village-Metropolitan Acenue and Myrtle Avenue.
    • Free shuttle buses as well as J and L trains provide alternate service, making all M line station stops between Middle Village-Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue. Transfer between shuttle buses and M trains at Myrtle Avenue.
    • For direct service to/from Manhattan, transfer to the L train at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues.
    N Train:
    • Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard-bound trains skip 86th Street, Avenue U, Kings Highway, 20th Avenue, 18th Avenue, New Utrect Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway at all times until spring 2017.

    • Trains skip 53rd Street in both directions at all times until fall 2017. Take the B37 or B63 to the nearby 45th Street or 59th Street stations for N or R service.
    • From 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. Monday, trains are rerouted on the D line between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and 36th Street. 
    • Free shuttle buses will make all N line stops between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and 36th Street. You can transfer between trains and shuttle buses at 36th Street, 62nd Street-New Utrect Avenue and/or Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue.
    • You can also transfer between R trains and shuttle buses at 59th Street.
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Monday and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday, Manhattan-bound trains run express from 36th Street to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center.
    • Trains will stop at Bay Parkway and Eighth Avenue.
    • For service to 86th Street, Avenue U and Kings Highway, take the Astoria-bound N to Bay Parkway and transfer to a Coney Island-bound N.
    • For service to 20th Avenue, 18th Avenue, New Utrecht Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway, take the Astoria-bound N to Eighth Avenue and Transfer to a Coney Island-bound N train.
    • For service from these stations, take a Coney Island-bound N to Bay Parkway or Stillwell Avenue and transfer to an Astoria-bound N.
    • For New Utrecht Avenue-62nd Street, take the D train and transfer to an Astoria-bound N train at 36th Street.
    R Train:
    • Trains skip 53rd street in both directions at all times until fall 2017. You can take the B37 or B63 to the nearby 45th Street or 59th Street station for N or R service. 
    • N trains stop at 45th Street only between 12:01 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. every day.
    • From 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Manhattan-bound R trains run express from 59th Street to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center.
    • From 6:30 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday, Forest Hills-71st Avenue-bound R trains run express from Queens Plaa to Forest Hills-71st Avenue.
    If you're still confused about the changes or which lines are running on a normal weekend schedule, checkout The Weekender on the MTA's website for more info.

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