Service Diversions

Updated December 15 at 5:03 AM

1 Train

Diversion #1:

Manhattan-bound trains skip 86, 79, 66, 59 and 50 Sts

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19

For service to these stations, take the 1 to 72 St or Times Sq-42 St and transfer to a Bronx-bound 1 or 2 local.

For service from these stations, take the 1 or 2 to 72 St or 96 St and transfer to a Manhattan-bound 1.

2 Train

Diversion #1:

Brooklyn-bound trains skip 86, 79, 66, 59 and 50 Sts

Late Nights, 12:01 AM to 5 AM, Tue to Fri, Dec 16 – 19

For service to these stations, take the 1 to 72 St or Times Sq-42 St and transfer to a Bronx-bound 1 or 2 local.

For service from these stations, take the 1 or 2 to 72 St or 96 St and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound 2.

Diversion #2:

Bronx-bound trains skip Bronx Park East, Pelham Pkwy, Allerton Av and Burke Av

Days, 10:15 AM to 3 PM, Wed to Fri until Dec 26 (except Dec 25)

For service to these stations, take the 2 to Gun Hill Rd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound 2.

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

Alternate travel note:

From these stations, take the Bx39 bus.

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:

Bronx-bound trains skip Bronx Park East, Pelham Pkwy, Allerton Av and Burke Av

Weekends, 3:45 AM Sat to 10 PM Sun, Dec 20 – 21

For service to these stations, take the 2 to Gun Hill Rd and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound 2.

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

Alternate travel note:

From these stations, take the Bx39 bus.

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

Diversion #1:

Service is extended to New Lots Av

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19, Mon to Wed, Dec 22 – 24 & 29 – 31

3 service operates between 148 St and New Lots Av, replacing the 4 in Brooklyn.

4 Train

Diversion #1:

No trains between Brooklyn Bridge and New Lots Av

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19, Mon to Wed, Dec 22 – 24 & 29 – 31

2, 3, D, N & Q trains provide alternate service

4 service operates between Woodlawn and Brooklyn Bridge, making local stops.

Late Night 3 service is extended to New Lots Av.

Travel Alternatives

For service between Manhattan and Brooklyn, take the D or Q.

For Lower Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, take the 2, 3 or N.

For service between Borough Hall and Franklin Av, take the 2 or 3 instead. Take the 3 between Franklin and New Lots Avs

Affected Station – Alternate Station/Service:

Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall N Park Place 2 & 3

Fulton St – 2, 3, A, J Cortlandt St N

Wall St – Rector St N Wall St 2 & 3 Broad St J

Bowling Green – Whitehall St N

Borough Hall – 2 & 3, Court St N Jay St-MetroTech A, F, N

Nevins St – 2 & 3, DeKalb Av D, N, Q

Key Transfer Stations:

Bleecker St/B’way-Lafayette St – 4 and D & F

14 St-Union Sq or Canal St – 4 and N & Q

Brooklyn Bridge/Chambers St – 4 and J

Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr – 4 and 2, 3, D, N & Q

Franklin Av – 4 and 2

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.

5 Train

No diversions scheduled.

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 #3:

The last stop for alternate trains headed toward Pelham Bay Park is 3 Av-138 St

Days, 9:30 AM to 3 PM, Mon to Fri until Dec 19

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 #2:

Manhattan-bound trains run local from Parkchester to 3 Av-138 St

Days, 10:15 AM to 1 PM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19 & Mon and Tue, Dec 22 – 23

Please allow additional travel time.

Diversion #3:

Bronx-bound trains skip Castle Hill Av, Westchester Sq and Middletown Rd

Days, 10:15 AM to 3 PM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19

For service to these stations, take the 6 to Pelham Bay Park where it will become a Manhattan-bound 6.

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

Note: Buhre Av and Zerega Av Stations are closed for renovation.

Diversion #4:

Bronx-bound trains run local from 3 Av-138 St to Parkchester

Days, 1 PM to 3 PM, Mon to Fri until Dec 19

Please allow additional travel time.

Diversion #5:

Bronx-bound trains run express from Hunts Point Av to Parkchester

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

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.

7 Train

Diversion #1:

No trains between Queensboro Plaza and Times Sq-42 St

Late Night, 11:45 PM Mon to 5 AM Tue, Dec 15 – 16

E, F, N & S trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service

7 service operates between Main St and Queensboro Plaza.

Shuttle buses make all stops between Queensboro Plaza and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av.

42 Street Shuttle service operates overnight.

Travel Alternatives

For service between Queens and Manhattan, take the E, F or N.

Transfer between 7 and N trains at Queensboro Plaza.

Transfer between 7 and E & F trains at 74 St-Roosevelt Av.

Queens Station – Shuttle Bus Stop:

Queensboro Plaza – Queens Plaza South at 27 St
Queensboro Plaza – Queens Plaza South at Crescent St

Queens Plaza – 42 Rd at Jackson Av

Court Sq-23 St – Jackson Av at 45 Av (to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av)
Court Sq-23 St – Jackson Av at Thomson Av (to Queensboro Plaza)

Hunters Point Av – 21 St at 49 Av

Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av – Vernon Blvd at 50 Av

Manhattan Station Alternate Service:

Grand Central-42 St – 4 & 6 via N at Lexington Av/59 St or E at Lexington Av/53 St or S via Times Sq-42 St

5 Av – F (42 St-Bryant Pk)

Times Sq-42 St – N or E (42 St-Port Authority)

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:

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

All trains board at the Queens-bound platform.

Diversion #3:

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 Dec 16)

All trains board at the Manhattan-bound platform.

A Train

Diversion #1:

104 St and 88 St Station information

All times until January 2015

The Manhattan-bound platforms at 104 St and 88 St will remain closed for renovation.

Travel Alternatives

104 St

For service to this station, take the A to Rockaway Blvd and transfer to a Queens-bound A. Or, take the Q112 bus instead (days/evenings).

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

88 St

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

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

Diversion #2:

Queens-bound trains skip 50 St, 23 St and Spring St

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri unttil Dec 19

For service to these stations, take the A to 42 St, 14 St or Canal St and transfer to a Manhattan-bound A or Queens-bound E.

For service from 50 St, take the E instead. Transfer to the A at 42 St.

For service from 23 and Spring Sts, take the A or E to W 4 St or 34 St and transfer to a Queens-bound A.

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:

No trains between Rockaway Blvd and Lefferts Blvd

Weekends, 11:45 PM Fri to 4:45 AM Mon, Dec 19 – 22

Manhattan-bound trains skip Rockaway Blvd and 88 St

Free shuttle buses provide alternate service

A service operates between 207 St and Howard Beach-JFK Airport/Mott Av.

Shuttle buses make all stops between 80 St and Lefferts Blvd.

Transfer between trains and buses at 80 St.

Station – Shuttle Bus Stop:

80 St – Liberty Av at 80 St

88 St* (toward Far Rockaway) – Liberty Av at 88 St

Rockaway Blvd (toward Far Rockaway) – 93 St at Liberty Av (to Lefferts Blvd)
Rockaway Blvd – Liberty Av at 93 St (to 80 St)
Rockaway Blvd – Liberty Av at 96 St (to Lefferts Blvd)
Rockway Blvd – Liberty Av at 97 St (to 80 St)

104 St* – Liberty Av at 104 St

111 St – Liberty Av at 111 St

Lefferts Blvd – Lefferts Blvd at Liberty Av

*Manhattan-bound platforms at 104 St and 88 St are closed for renovation until January 2015.

Alternate travel note:

For service to Rockaway Blvd and 88 St, take the A to 80 St and transfer to a Queens-bound A
.
For service from these stations, take the A to Aqueduct-North Conduit Av and transfer to a Manhattan-bound A.

B Train

Diversion #1:

Brooklyn-bound trains run local from Prospect Park to Kings Hwy

Days, 9:45 AM to 3 PM, Wed and Thu, Dec 17 – 18 & 9:45 AM to 2 PM, Friday, Dec 19

Please allow additional travel time.

C Train

No diversions scheduled.

D Train

Diversion #1:

No trains between Bedford Pk Blvd and 205 St

Late Nights, 11:15 PM to 4:45 AM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19

Free shuttle buses provide alternate service

D service operates between Stillwell Av and Bedford Pk Blvd.

Shuttle buses operate between Bedford Pk Blvd and 205 St.

Transfer between D trains and Shuttle buses at Bedford Pk Blvd.

Station Shuttle – Bus Stop:

Bedford Pk Blvd – Grand Concourse at Bedford Pk Blvd

205 St – Bainbridge Av at E 206 St

Diversion #2:

Brooklyn-bound trains run local from 145 St to 59 St-Columbus Circle

Late Nights, 12:01 AM to 5 AM, Tue to Fri, Dec 16 – 19

Please allow additional travel time.

Diversion #3:

Bronx-bound trains skip 155, 161, 167, 170 and 174-175 Sts

Weekends, 10:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon, until Dec 22

For service to these stations, take the D to Tremont Av and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound D.

For service from these stations, take the D to 145 St and transfer to a Bronx-bound D.

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:

Manhattan-bound trains skip 23 St and Spring St

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

For service to these stations, take the E to 14 St or Canal St and transfer to a Manhattan-bound A or Queens-bound E.

For service from these stations, take the A or E to W 4 St or 34 St and transfer to a Manhattan-bound E.

F Train

Diversion #1:

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

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19

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

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 – F 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 – Downtown 4 local or 6 from 59 St to 51 St – Brooklyn-bound F at E & M platform
Lexington Av/63 St – N 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 or Q 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.

Diversion #2:

Trains run every 20 minutes between Avenue X and Stillwell Av

Days, 11 AM to 3 PM, Wed to Fri, Dec 17 – 19

Queens-bound trains skip Avenue U

Service operates in two sections:

1. Between 179 St and Avenue X

2. Between Avenue X and Stillwell Av

Transfer at Avenue X to continue your trip.

For service to Avenue U, take the F to Kings Hwy and transfer to an Avenue X-bound F.

For service from this station, take the F to Avenue X where it will become a Queens-bound F.

Departures to Stillwell Av:

Avenue X – Neptune Av – West 8 St

10:43 – 10:46 – 10:49

11:03 – 11:06 – 11:09

11:23 – 11:26 – 11:29

11:43 – 11:46 – 11:49

Then every 20 minutes until

2:43 – 2:46 – 2:49

Departures to Avenue X:

Stillwell Av – West 8 St – Neptune Av

10:35 – 10:36 – 10:38

10:55 – 10:56 – 10:58

11:15 – 11:16 – 11:18

11:35 – 11:36 – 11:38

Then every 20 minutes until

2:35 – 2:36 – 2:38

Alternate travel note:

For service to Avenue U from Stillwell Av or West 8 St, take the Q to Avenue U and transfer to the B3 bus.

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:

Trains run every 20 minutes

Late Evenings, beginning 11 PM, Mon to Thu, Dec 15 – 18 & Mon and Tue, Dec 22 – 23

Please allow additional travel time.

Reminder: Late Night service operates every 20 minutes.

Diversion #2:

Service operates every 20 minutes between Court Sq and Bedford-Nostrand Avs

Weekends, 5 AM to 12 midnight, Sat and Sun until Dec 28

The last stop for alternate trains from Church Av is Bedford-Nostrand Avs.

J Train

Diversion #1:

Manhattan-bound trains skip Flushing Av, Lorimer St and Hewes St

Days, 9:45 AM to 3 PM, Tue to Thu, Dec 16 – 18

For service to these stations, take the J or M to Essex St* and transfer to a Queens-bound J or M (Middle Village).

For service from these stations, take the J or M to Myrtle Av and transfer to a Manhattan-bound J or Queens-bound M (Forest Hills).

*Transfer at Marcy Av with Unlimited Ride MetroCard.

Alternate travel note:

Take the B46 bus via transfer at Myrtle Av or Marcy 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 #2:

Queens-bound trains make local stops at Hewes St, Lorimer St and Flushing Av

Days, until 3 PM, Tue to Thu, Dec 16 – 18

Queens-bound express service begins late.

Please allow additional travel time.

L Train

Diversion #1:

Trains run approximately every 24 minutes between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Pkwy

Days, 11 AM to 3 PM, Mon to Thu, Dec 15 – 18

Service operates in two sections:

1. Between 8 Av and Broadway Junction

2. Between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Pkwy

Transfer at Broadway Junction to continue your trip.

Departures to Broadway Junction:

Rockaway Pkwy – East 105 St – Livonia Av – Atlantic Av

11:02 – 11:04 – 11:07 – 11:10

11:28 – 11:30 – 11:33 – 11:36

11:52 – 11:54 – 11:57 – 12:00

12:16 – 12:18 – 12:21 – 12:24

12:40 – 12:42 – 12:45 – 12:48

Then every 24 minutes until:

2:40 – 2:42 – 2:45 – 2:48

Departures to Rockaway Pkwy:

Broadway Junction – Sutter Av – Livonia Av – East 105 St

11:15 – 11:17 – 11:18 – 11:21

11:41 – 11:43 – 11:44 – 11:47

12:05 – 12:07 – 12:08 – 12:11

12:29 – 12:31 – 12:32 – 12:35

12:53 – 12:55 – 12:56 – 12:59

Then every 24 minutes until:

2:53 – 2:55 – 2:56 – 2:59

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 between 14 St-Union Sq and 8 Av

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

L service operates between Rockaway Pkwy and 14 St-Union Sq.

M14 buses make all stops between 14 St-Union Sq and 8 Av.

Transfer between trains and buses at 14 St-Union Sq (request a free transfer ticket).

M Train

Diversion #1:

Queens-bound (Forest Hills) trains skip Flushing Av, Lorimer St and Hewes St

Days, 9:45 AM to 3 PM, Tue to Thu, Dec 16 – 18

For service to these stations, take the J or M to Essex St* and transfer to a Queens-bound J or M (Middle Village).

For service from these stations, take the J or M to Myrtle Av and transfer to a Manhattan-bound J or Queens-bound M (Forest Hills).

*Transfer at Marcy Av with Unlimited Ride MetroCard.

Alternate travel note:

Take the B46 bus via transfer at Myrtle Av or Marcy 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.

N Train

Diversion #1:

Queens-bound trains skip 39 Av, 36 Av, Broadway and 30 Av

Days, 10:15 AM to 3 PM, Tue to Fri, Dec 16 – 19

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

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

Note: No Q service at these stations during this time.

Diversion #2:

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

Late Nights, 11:45 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon until Dec 22

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

Use nearby 4 stations.

Transfer between N and 4 trains at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr or 14 St-Union Sq.

Station – Nearby 4 Station:

Jay St-MetroTech – Borough Hall

Court St – Borough Hall

Whitehall St-South Ferry – Bowling Green

Rector St – Wall St (at Broadway)

Cortlandt St – Fulton St

City Hall – Brooklyn Bridge

Alternate travel notes:

Transfer is available between the N and 4 at Canal St after 1 AM.

For Jay St-MetroTech, take the F via transfer at 4 Av-9 St or 34 St-Herald Sq.

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.

Q Train

Diversion #1:

No trains between 57 St-7 Av and Ditmars Blvd

Days, 10 AM to 3 PM, Tue to Fri, Dec 16 – 19

Q service operates between Stillwell Av and 57 St-7 Av.

Take the *N instead. Transfer between trains at Times Sq-42 St (across the platform).

*Please review N advisories for additional information that may affect your trip.

Alternate travel note:

R service is also available at 5 Av/59 St and Lexington Av/59 St.

Diversion #2:

Queens-bound trains run express from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park

Days, 9:45 AM to 3 PM, Wed and Thu, Dec 17 – 18 & 9:45 AM to 2 PM, Friday, Dec 19

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

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

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

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

R Train

Diversion #1:

No shuttle train between 36 St and 59 St

Late Nights, 11:45 PM to 5 AM, Mon to Fri, Dec 15 – 19 & Mon to Wed, Dec 22 – 24

N trains provide alternate service.

R service operates between 95 St and 59 St.

Transfer between N and R trains at 59 St.

S Train

Diversion #1:

42 Street Shuttle service operates overnight

Late Night, 12:01 AM to 6 AM, Tuesday, Dec 16

Z Train

No diversions scheduled.