Weekend of Feb 23

Since I’m pressed for time, let’s jump right into this, shall we? The biggest change in place (besides the ongoing 7 line shutdown) is the closure of the Lenox Avenue line, which will be in effect for the next three weekends. The 3 is completely suspended for the entire weekend (4 trains are running local in Brooklyn to/from New Lots Av as a replacement). 2 train service is split, running from 241 St to 3 Av-149 St and from 96 St to Flatbush Av. Shuttle buses will serve the intermediate stations. There’s also no 5 train service between East 180 St and 149 St-Grand Concourse.

Also in effect this weekend are express runs of the 6, N and R trains in Manhattan and local runs on the A and E & F in Brooklyn and Queens respectively. See the map for details. Enjoy the weekend.

Saturday EDIT: As Amtrak7 pointed out in the comments, there are four shuttle buses running for the Lenox Avenue shutdown. The local buses from 96 St/Broadway run to both 148 St-Harlem and 3 Av-149 St. Local busesĀ from 3 Av-149 St run to 149 St-Grand Concourse as a one-stop shuttle as well as 96 St/Broadway. Watch the signs on the buses to ensure the bus you’re taking is heading to your destination.

Also, uptown 5 trains heading for 149 St-Grand Concourse skip 138 St. The map has been updated to show this.

Corrected Map

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Weekend of Feb 16

Well, it’s finally Friday and we all know what that means. Let’s jump right into it, shall we? Highlighting it as always is the 7 line shutdown between Queens and Manhattan and the lack of 5 train service south of East 180 St. There are also several express runs throughout the subway this weekend. Downtown 4 and 6 trains are running express from Harlem to midtown. Uptown A and C trains run express through most of Manhattan. And F trains are running express in Brooklyn. The map has the full details. Just a reminder folks, due to the President’s Day holiday, some service changes are extended into Tuesday morning.

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Weekend of Feb 2

Once again, apologies for the delays in posting. For this weekend, we have more of the same, along with some new additions. The 5 is still stuck in the Bronx, the 7 in Queens. The 4 is running local in Manhattan north of Grand Central. Also, Coney Island-bound F trains are running express between Jay St and Church Av (the G is truncated to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts). Brooklyn-bound A and C trains are running via the F line between West 4 St and Jay St and the J trains are being replaced by buses from Crescent St through Jamaica-Van Wyck on the E line. That’s just some of the major changes; the map below has all of them. Enjoy the weekend.

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