B & Q Line Service Changes For March 12-16

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Otherwise known as “The Good, The Bad And The Inconvenient,” here are the service changes on the B and Q lines for this week, as well as a heads up on Q line service changes for next week. This week’s changes are in effect for today through Friday. You’ve been duly warned.


From 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., March 12-16, Manhattan-bound B trains will run local from Brighton Beach to Kings Highway. You should allow for additional travel time.



From 10:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., March 12-16, there will be no Q trains between 57th Street-7th Avenue in Manhattan and Ditmars Boulevard in Queens. Take the N train instead.

From 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., March 12-16, Coney Island-bound Q trains will skip Avenue U and Neck Road


From 11:45 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., March 12-16, Q train service will operate in two sections:

  1. Between 57th Street-7th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue-Pacific Street.
  2. Between Atlantic Avenue and Stillwell Avenue, every 30 minutes.

To continue your trip, transfer via passageway at Atlantic Avenue-Pacific Street.

Next Week:

From 12:01 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., Tuesday to Friday, March 13-16, Manhattan-bound Q trains will skip DeKalb Avenue.


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