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This Weekend’s B & Q Subway Changes

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As you embark on your travels today and tomorrow, heads up – the B is running local from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park, and the Q is running express from Prospect Park to Sheepshead Bay. On the subway front this weekend, there are a couple changes to look out for, including the Coney Island-bound Q skipping Avenue U and Neck Road. Details via the MTA:

Starting Thursday:

145 Street-bound B trains run local from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park
Days, 9:45am to 3pm, Wednesday to Friday, through September 12

Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Prospect Park to Sheepshead Bay
Days, 9:45am to 3pm, Wednesday to Friday, through September 12
Trains stop at Church Avenue, Newkirk Plaza, and Kings Highway.  For service to Parkside Avenue, Beverley Road, Cortelyou Road, Avenue H, Avenue J, Avenue M, Avenue U, and Neck Road, take the Q to Church Avenue, Newkirk Plaza, Kings Highway, or Sheepshead Bay and transfer to a Manhattan-bound B or Q. For service from these stations, take the B or Q to Kings Highway, Newkirk Plaza, Church Avenue, or Prospect Park and transfer to a Coney Island-bound Q.

Q trains run every 30 minutes between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Stillwell Avenue
Late nights, 11:45pm to 5am, through Friday, August 22
Service operates in two sections: one, between 57 Street-7 Avenue and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and two, between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Stillwell Avenue. Transfer at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to continue your trip.

57 Street-7 Avenue-bound Q trains skip DeKalb Avenue
Late nights, 12:01am to 5am, through Friday, August 22
To DeKalb Avenue, transfer to the 2 or 4 at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center for service to nearby Nevins Street. For service from this station, take the D, N, or Q to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and transfer to a 57 Street-7 Avenue-bound Q.

Starting Friday:

Coney Island-bound Q trains skip Avenue U and Neck Road
Weekends, 11:45pm Friday to 5am Monday, until September 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 Highway and transfer to a Coney Island-bound Q.

No Q trains between Times Square-42nd Street and 57th Street-7th Avenue
Weekend, 11:45pm Friday, August 22 to 5am Monday, August 25
N and R trains provide alternate service. Transfer between the Q and the N/R trains at Times Square.

Remember, unscheduled changes can occur, so check the MTA’s website before heading out.

Photo via jeremybaskett.

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