This Week’s B & Q Subway Service Changes


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You didn’t think those Beverley and Cortelyou platforms would be open all the time, did you? Details on changes via

All times:

The Coney Island-bound Q platform at Parkside Avenue is closed for renovation
All times until 5am on Thursday, June 19

For service to Parkside Avenue, take the Q to Church Avenue and transfer to a Manhattan-bound Q. For service from Parkside, take the Q to Prospect Park and transfer to a Coney Island-bound Q.

Starting Tuesday:

No Q Trains between 57th Street-7th Avenue and Ditmars Boulevard
Days, 10am-3pm Tuesday, June 17 to Friday, June 20

Service operates between 57th Street-7th Avenue and Stillwell Avenue. Take the N instead.

Starting Wednesday:

Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Prospect Park to Kings Highway
Days, 9:45am-3pm, Wednesday, June 18 to Friday, June 20

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.

Sometimes scheduled changes get cancelled. Check for the latest updates.

145 Street-bound B trains run local from Kings Highway to Prospect Park 
Days, 9:45am-3pm, Wednesday, June 18 to Friday, June 20

Please allow additional travel time.

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  1. Also, I didn’t know accomplishing basic maintenance that has been deferred for years is now known by the euphemism, “improvements.” Uggh.

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