This Weekend’s B & Q Subway Changes


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Happy Thursday, neighbors! Just one more night of B train service ending early, the Q is running express today and tomorrow, and other changes you need to know about, via the MTA:

Starting Thursday:

Service ends early for the B train
Late evenings, through Thursday, July 31
145th Street-bound B train service ends at 9:06pm at Brighton Beach, 9:18pm at Church Avenue, 9:28pm at DeKalb Avenue, and 9:40pm at West 4th Street. Brighton Beach-bound B train service ends at 9:23pm at 145th Street, 9:38pm at 59th Street, 9:48pm at West 4th Street, and 10pm at DeKalb Avenue. Take the D or the Q instead.

145 Street-bound B trains run local from Kings Highway to Prospect Park
Days, 9:45am to 3pm, Wednesday to Friday, until August 8

Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Prospect Park to Kings Highway
Days, 9:45am to 3pm, Wednesday to Friday, until August 8
Trains stop at Church Avenue and Newkirk Plaza. For service to Parkside Avenue, Beverley Road, Cortelyou Road, Avenue H, Avenue J, and Avenue M, take the Q to Church Avenue, Newkirk Plaza, or Kings Highway and transfer to a Manhattan-bound B or Q. For service from these stations, take the B or Q to Newkirk Plaza, Church Avenue or Prospect Park and transfer to a Coney Island-bound Q.

No Q trains between 57th Street-7th Avenue and Ditmars Boulevard
Days, 10am to 3pm, through Friday, August 1
Q service operates between Stillwell Avenue and 57th Street-7th Avenue. Take the N instead. Transfer between trains at Times Square-42nd Street (across the platform).

Remember, the subways can be full of surprises, so check the MTA’s website before you head out this weekend.

Photo via Anthony Catalano. (Also, if you’re into old subway photos, Anthony has a bunch of amazing ones – and these are pretty cool too.)

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