Service Diversions

Updated August 25 at 4:59 AM

1 Train

Diversion #1:

No trains between Chambers St and South Ferry

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

Free shuttle buses provide alternate service

1 service operates between 242 St and Chambers St.

Shuttle buses run between Chambers St and South Ferry.

Transfer between trains and buses at Chambers St.

Station – Shuttle Bus Stop:

Chambers St – West Broadway at Chambers St

Fulton St – Broadway at Vesey St (toward South Ferry)

Cortlandt St – Broadway at Cortlandt St (toward South Ferry)
Cortlandt St – Church St at Cortlandt St (toward Chambers St)

Rector St – Broadway at Rector St (toward South Ferry)
Rector St – Trinity Pl at Rector St (toward Chambers St)

Bowling Green – State St at Battery Pl

South Ferry – Water St at Whitehall St

Note: At Chambers St, 1 trains board at the downtown platform.

2 Train

Diversion #1:

Brooklyn-bound trains run express from E 180 St to 3 Av-149 St

Days, 10:15 AM to 3 PM, Wed to Fri until Sep 5

For service to E Tremont Av, 174, Freeman, Simpson Sts, Intervale, Prospect and Jackson Avs, take the 2 or 5 to 149 St-Grand Concourse and transfer to a Bronx-bound 2 or 5.

For service from these stations, take the 2 or 5 to E 180 St and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound 2 or 5.

Alternate travel note:

From Simpson St, Intervale, Prospect and Jackson Avs, take the Bx4 bus instead. Transfer to the 2 at 3 Av-149 St.

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

3 Train

No diversions scheduled.

4 Train

Diversion #1:

Brooklyn-bound trains skip Astor Pl, Bleecker St, Spring St and Canal St

Late Nights, 12:01 AM to 5 AM, Tue to Fri, Aug 26 – 29

For service to these stations, take the 4 to Brooklyn Bridge and transfer to a Bronx-bound 4 local or 6.

For service from these stations, take the 4 or 6 to 14 St-Union Sq and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound 4.

Alternate travel note:

From Canal St, take the J instead. Transfer to the 4 at Chambers St-Brooklyn Bridge.

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

Diversion #2:

Brooklyn-bound trains skip 176 St, Mt Eden Av, 170 St, 167 St and 161 St

Days, 10:45 AM to 3 PM, Wed to Fri, until Sep 5

For service to these stations, take the 4 to 149 St-Grand Concourse and transfer to a Bronx-bound 4.

For service from these stations, take the 4 to Burnside Av and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound 4.

Alternate travel note:

For service to 176 St, transfer to the Bx32 at Burnside Av.

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

Diversion #3:

Brooklyn-bound trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St due to CPM cable work south of 125 St.

Late Evenings, beginning 11 PM, Sat and Sun, until Sep 21

Please allow additional travel time.

5 Train

Diversion #1:

No trains running

Late Nights, 10:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

2, 4 & free shuttle buses provide alternate service

Shuttle buses make all 5 stops between Dyre Av and E 180 St.

2 trains make all 5 stops between E 180 St and 149 St-Grand Concourse.

4 trains make all 5 stops between 149 St-Grand Concourse and Bowling Green.

Transfer between 2 trains and Shuttle buses at E 180 St.

Transfer between 2 & 4 trains at 149 St-Grand Concourse.

Station – Shuttle Bus Stop – Bus:

Dyre Av – Dyre Av at Light St – Bx16

Baychester Av – Boston Rd at Baychester Av (to E 180 St) – Bx30
Baychester Av at Boston Rd (to Dyre Av) – —

Gun Hill Rd – E Gun Hill Rd at DeWitt Place (to E 180 St) – Bx28
Gun Hill Rd – E Gun Hill Rd at Knapp St (to Dyre Av) – Bx28

Pelham Pkwy – Williamsbridge Rd at Pelham Pkwy N – Bx8
Pelham Pkwy – Williamsbridge Rd at Pelham Pkwy S – Bx8

Morris Park – Morris Park Av at Hone Av – Bx21

E 180 St – Morris Park Av at E 180 St – Bx21

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

Diversion #2:

No trains running between E 180 St and Dyre Av

Weekend & Holiday, 11:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Tue, Aug 29 – Sep 2

Free shuttle buses provide alternate service

5 service operates between Bowling Green and E 180 St, days and evenings only.

Shuttle buses make all stops between E 180 St and Dyre Av.

Transfer between 5 trains and shuttle buses at E 180 St.

Station – Shuttle Bus Stop – Bus:

Dyre Av – Dyre Av at Light St – Bx16

Baychester Av – Boston Rd at Baychester Av (to E 180 St) – Bx30
Baychester Av at Boston Rd (to Dyre Av) – —

Gun Hill Rd – E Gun Hill Rd at DeWitt Place (to E 180 St) – Bx28
Gun Hill Rd – E Gun Hill Rd at Knapp St (to Dyre Av) – Bx28

Pelham Pkwy – Williamsbridge Rd at Pelham Pkwy N – Bx8
Pelham Pkwy – Williamsbridge Rd at Pelham Pkwy S – Bx8

Morris Park – Morris Park Av at Hone Av – Bx21

E 180 St – Morris Park Av at E 180 St – Bx21

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

6 Train

Diversion #1:

Buhre Av and Zerega Av Stations are closed for renovation

All times until February 2015

Travel Alternatives

Buhre Av:

Use the Middletown Rd Station instead.

Bx8 and Bx24 buses provide connecting service between Buhre Av and Middletown Rd.

Free MetroCard transfer will be available between buses and trains at Middletown Rd.

Zerega Av:

Use the Castle Hill Av Station instead.

Bx4 buses provide connecting service between Zerega Av and Castle Hill Av.

Free MetroCard transfer will be available between buses and trains at Castle Hill Av.

Note: During Rush Hours and Late Nights, shuttle buses will operate between Buhre and Castle Hill Avs stopping at Middletown Rd, Westchester Sq and Zerega Av.

Diversion #2:

Bronx-bound trains run express from Hunts Point Av to Parkchester due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.

Days, 10:15 AM to 3 PM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

For service to Whitlock, Elder Avs, Morrison Av-Soundview and St Lawrence Av, take the 6 to Parkchester and transfer to a Manhattan-bound 6.

For service from these stations, take the 6 to Hunts Point Av and transfer to a Bronx-bound 6.

Diversion #3:

Manhattan-bound trains run local from Parkchester to 3 Av-138 St due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.

Days, 10:15 AM to 1 PM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

Please allow additional travel time.

Diversion #4:

The last stop for alternate trains headed toward Pelham Bay Park is 3 Av-138 St due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.

Days, 10:30 AM to 3 PM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

Please allow additional travel time in the Bronx.

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

Diversion #5:

Bronx-bound trains run local from 3 Av-138 St to Hunts Point Av due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.

Days, 1 PM to 3 PM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

Please allow additional travel time.

Diversion #6:

Bronx-bound trains run express from Hunts Point Av to Parkchester due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, until Aug 29

For service to Whitlock, Elder Avs, Morrison Av-Soundview and St Lawrence Av, take the 6 to Parkchester and transfer to a Manhattan-bound 6.

For service from these stations, take the 6 to Hunts Point Av and transfer to a Bronx-bound 6.

Diversion #7:

Manhattan-bound trains skip Astor Pl, Bleecker St, Spring St and Canal St

Late Nights, 12:01 AM to 5 AM, Tue to Fri, Aug 26 – 29

For service to these stations, take the 4 to Brooklyn Bridge and transfer to a Bronx-bound 4 local or 6.

For service from these stations, take the 4 or 6 to 14 St-Union Sq and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound 4.

Alternate travel note:

From Canal St, take the J instead. Transfer to the 4 at Chambers St-Brooklyn Bridge.

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

Diversion #8:

Bronx-bound trains run express from Hunts Point Av to Parkchester due to MOW track tie block renewal south of Whitlock Av and track panel installation north of Elder Av.

Weekends, 11:45 PM Fri to 4 AM Mon*, until Sep 8

For service to Whitlock, Elder Avs, Morrison Av-Soundview and St Lawrence Av, take the 6 to Parkchester and transfer to a Manhattan-bound 6.

For service from these stations, take the 6 to Hunts Point Av and transfer to a Bronx-bound 6.

*On Labor Day weekend, service change ends at 4 AM Tuesday, Sep 2.

7 Train

Diversion #1:

Boarding Change at Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Hunters Point Av Stations

Late Nights, 12:40 AM to 5 AM, Mon, Tue and Thu, until further notice (except Sep 16 and 22)

All trains board at the Manhattan-bound platform.

Diversion #2:

Boarding Change at Hunters Point Av and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av Stations

Late Nights, 12:40 AM to 5 AM, Wed, Fri and Sat, until further notice (except Sep 20)

All trains board at the Queens-bound platform.

A Train

Diversion #1:

Queens-bound platform at 88 St is closed for renovation

All times until September 2014

For service to this station, take the A to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Manhattan-bound A.

For service from this station, take the A to 80 St and transfer to a Queens-bound A.

Diversion #2:

Queens-bound platform at 104 St is closed for renovation

All times until September 2014

For service to this station, take the A to 111 St and transfer to a Manhattan-bound A.

For service from this station, take the A to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Queens-bound A.

Alternate travel note:

For service from 104 St, take the Q112 bus instead (days/evenings).

Diversion #3:

Queens-bound trains skip 116, 110, 103, 96, 86, 81 and 72 Sts

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri until Sep 19

For service to these stations, take the A to 59 St-Columbus Circle and transfer to a Manhattan-bound A.

For service from these stations, take the A to 125 St and transfer to a Queens-bound A.

Alternate travel note:

Use nearby 1 stations instead; transfer between trains at 168 St or 59 St-Columbus Circle.

Diversion #4:

Queens-bound trains run via the F from W 4 St to Jay St-MetroTech due to CPM air quality testing and preparation for Hurricane Sandy Work.

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

For service to Spring and Canal Sts, transfer to the E at W 4 St.

For service to Chambers and Fulton Sts, transfer to the E at W 4 St for service to nearby World Trade Center.

For service from these stations, take the A to W 4 St and transfer to a Queens-bound A.

For High St, use the nearby York St F Station instead.

B Train

Diversion #1:

Manhattan-bound trains run local from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park due to MOW track work at Sheepshead Bay.

Days, 9:45 AM to 3 PM, Wed to Fri, until Sep 12

Please allow additional travel time.

C Train

No diversions scheduled.

D Train

Diversion #1:

Brooklyn-bound trains run via the N from 36 St to Stillwell Av due to MOW rail and plate renewal south of 36 St.

Weekends, 11:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon, until Sep 1

Trains stop at New Utrecht Av-62 St.

For service to 9 Av, Fort Hamilton Pkwy, 50 and 55 Sts, take the D to New Utrecht Av-62 St and transfer to a Bronx-bound D.

For service to 71, 79 Sts, 18, 20 Avs, Bay Pkwy, 25 Av and Bay 50 St, take the D to Stillwell Av and transfer to a Bronx-bound D.

For service from these stations, take the D to 62 St-New Utrecht Av or 36 St and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound D or N.

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

E Train

Diversion #1:

Jamaica Center-bound trains skip Van Wyck Blvd

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri until Sep 12 (except 11:45 PM Mon to 5 AM Tue, Sep 1 – 2)

For service to this station, take the E to Jamaica-Van Wyck and transfer to a Manhattan-bound E.

For service from this station, take the E or F to Union Tpke and transfer to a Queens-bound E.

Diversion #2:

Queens-bound trains skip 36 St, Steinway St, 46 St, Northern Blvd and 65 St due to MOW track maintenance and rail repairs between Queens Plaza and 65 St.

Late Nights, 12:15 AM to 5 AM, Tue to Fri, Aug 26 – 29

For service to these stations, take the E to Roosevelt Av and transfer to a Manhattan-bound E.

For service from these stations, take the E to Queens Plaza and transfer to a Queens-bound E.

F Train

Diversion #1:

Brooklyn-bound trains skip 23 St and 14 St

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

For service to these stations, take the F to W 4 St and transfer to a Queens-bound F.

For service from these stations, take the F to 34 St-Herald Sq and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound F.

Diversion #2:

Queens-bound trains skip Van Wyck Blvd and Sutphin Blvd

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri until Sep 12 (except 11:45 PM Mon to 5 AM Tue, Sep 1 – 2)

For service to these stations, take the F to Parsons Blvd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound F.

For service from Van Wyck Blvd, take the E or F to Union Tpke and transfer to a Queens-bound F.

For service from Sutphin Blvd, take the F to Union Tpke and transfer to a Queens-bound F

Diversion #3:

Brooklyn-bound trains make local stops at 65 St, Northern Blvd, 46 St, Steinway St and 36 St due to MOW track maintenance and rail repairs between Queens Plaza and 65 St.

Late Nights, 12:01 AM to 5 AM, Tue to Fri, Aug 26 – 29

Please allow additional travel time.

Diversion #4:

Brooklyn-bound trains run via the M from Roosevelt Av to 47-50 Sts due to Second Avenue Subway construction.

Weekends, 11:15 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon, Aug 29 – Sep 1 & Sep 5 – 8

Trains run express from Roosevelt Av to Queens Plaza.

No Brooklyn-bound service at 21 St-Queensbridge, Roosevelt Island, Lexington Av/63 St and 57 St.

Travel Alternatives

To this station – Take this train – Transfer to:

21 St-Queensbridge – F to nearby Queens Plaza or Court Sq-23 St – —
21 St-Queensbridge – F to 47-50 Sts – Queens-bound F

Roosevelt Island – F to 47-50 Sts – Queens-bound F
Roosevelt Island – F to Queens Plaza – Q102 bus

Lexington Av/63 St – to Lexington Av/53 St – Bronx-bound 4 or 6 to 59 St
Lexington Av/63 St – F to 47-50 Sts – Queens-bound F

57 St – F to 47-50 Sts – Queens-bound F

From this station – Take this train – Transfer to:

21 St-Queensbridge – F at nearby Queens Plaza or Court Sq-23 St – —
21 St-Queensbridge – F to Roosevelt Av – Brooklyn-bound F

Roosevelt Island – F to Roosevelt Av – Brooklyn-bound F
Roosevelt Island – Q102 bus to Queens Plaza – Brooklyn-bound F

Lexington Av/63 St – Brooklyn-bound 4 local or Manhattan-bound 6 from nearby 59 St to 51 St – Brooklyn-bound F at E & Mplatform
Lexington Av/63 St – N, Q or R from nearby Lex Av/59 St to 34 St-Herald Sq – Brooklyn-bound F

57 St – F at nearby 5 Av/53 St – —
57 St – N, Q or R from nearby 57 St-7 Av to 34 St-Herald Sq – Brooklyn-bound F

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

G Train

Diversion #1:

Greenpoint Av, 21 St and Court Sq G Stations will be closed due to Hurricane Sandy recovery work in the Greenpoint Tube.

All times until 5 AM Tue, Sep 2

Service will operate between Church Av and Nassau Av.

Free shuttle buses will provide alternate service along two routes:

1. Via Manhattan Av between Nassau Av and Court Sq, stopping at Greenpoint Av and 21 St.

2. Via McGuinness Blvd between Lorimer St (L station) and Court Sq, stopping near G stations at Nassau Av, Greenpoint Av and 21 St.

Transfer between Manhattan Av Shuttle buses and G trains at Nassau Av.

Transfer between McGuinness Blvd Shuttle buses and G & L trains at Lorimer St/Metropolitan Av.

Available service to/from Manhattan:

Transfer out-of-system (with MetroCard) between Broadway G and Lorimer St J & M Stations.

Transfer between G & L trains at Metropolitan Av/Lorimer St.

Transfer between A, C & G trains at Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts

J Train

No diversions scheduled.

L Train

No diversions scheduled.

M Train

No diversions scheduled.

N Train

No diversions scheduled.

Q Train

Diversion #1:

Brooklyn-bound trains run express from Prospect Park to Sheepshead Bay due to MOW track work at Sheepshead Bay.

Days, 9:45 AM to 3 PM, Wed to Fri, until Sep 12

Trains stop at Church Av, Newkirk Plaza and Kings Hwy.

For service to Parkside Av, Beverley, Cortelyou Rds, Avenue H, Avenue J, Avenue M, Avenue U and Neck Rd, take the Q to Church Av, Newkirk Plaza, Kings Hwy or Sheepshead Bay and transfer to a Manhattan-bound *B or Queens-bound Q.

For service from these stations, take the *B or Q to Kings Hwy, Newkirk Plaza, Church Av or Prospect Park and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound Q.

*This detour has taken into account additional planned service changes.

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

Diversion #2:

Brooklyn-bound trains skip Avenue U and Neck Rd due to MOW track work at Sheepshead Bay.

Weekends, 11:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon, until Sep 8

For service to these stations, take the Q to Sheepshead Bay and transfer to a Manhattan-bound Q.

For service from these stations, take the Q to Kings Hwy and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound Q.

R Train

Diversion #1:

No trains between Lower Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn due to Hurricane Sandy repairs on the Montague Tube.

Service changes affect City Hall, Cortlandt, Rector, Whitehall, Court Sts and Jay St-MetroTech

All times until Oct 2014

Rush hours/Middays/Evenings:

No R trains between Whitehall St and Court St.

R service operates in two sections:

1. Between 71 Av, Queens and Whitehall St, Manhattan

2. Between 95 St, Bay Ridge and Court St, Downtown Brooklyn

Weekends:

No R service at City Hall, Cortlandt, Rector, Whitehall, Court Sts and Jay St-MetroTech.

R service operates between Forest Hills-71 Av and Bay Ridge-95 St.

Trains run via the Q in both directions between Canal St and DeKalb Av.

Late nights:

No N service at City Hall, Cortlandt, Rector, Whitehall, Court Sts and Jay St-MetroTech.

N trains run via the Q in both directions between Canal St and DeKalb Av.

R shuttle service operates between 95 and 36 Sts in Brooklyn.

Key Transfer Stations

Affected Station – Alternate Station:

City Hall – Park Place/Chambers St (2, 3, A & C)
City Hall – Brooklyn Bridge (4, 5 & 6)

Cortlandt St – Fulton St (2, 3, 4, 5, A & C)

Rector St – Wall St (at William St) (2 & 3)
Rector St – Wall St (at Broadway) (4 & 5)

Whitehall St – Bowling Green (4 & 5)

Court St – Borough Hall (2, 3, 4 & 5)
Court St – Clark St (2 & 3)
Court St – High St or Jay St-MetroTech (A & C)

Jay St-MetroTech – Borough Hall (2, 3, 4 & 5)
Jay St-MetroTech – Hoyt St (2 & 3)

This service change affects one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay.

Diversion #2:

No shuttle train between 59 St and 36 St

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Aug 25 – 29

R service operates between 95 St and 59 St.

Take the N instead. Transfer between trains at 59 St.

S Train

No diversions scheduled.

Z Train

No diversions scheduled.