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Subway Service Roundup: B & Q Pull A Switcheroo; Two 3 & 4 Stations Still Closed

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Photo by Erica Sherman
Photo by Erica Sherman

Below you’ll find Fort Greene and Clinton Hill subway changes this week on the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, B, C, D, G, N, Q, and R lines in Brooklyn, plus the Franklin Avenue shuttle. Check back later this week to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info.

3 Line

Rockaway Avenue and Van Siclen Avenue 3 train stations are closed for renovation.

All times, until late September 2015.

Trains skip Rockaway and Van Siclen avenues in both directions.

  • To get to Rockaway Avenue, use the Saratoga Avenue or Junius Street stations instead.
  • To get to Van Siclen Avenue, use the Pennsylvania Avenue or New Lots Avenue stations instead.

4 Line

Rockaway Avenue and Van Siclen Avenue 4 train stations are closed for renovation.

All times, until late September 2015.

Trains skip Rockaway and Van Siclen avenues in both directions.

  • To get to Rockaway Avenue, use the Saratoga Avenue or Junius Street stations instead.
  • To get to Van Siclen Avenue, use the Pennsylvania Avenue or New Lots Avenue stations instead.

A Line

No A trains between Euclid Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard. Free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

Late nights, 12:01am to 5am, Tuesday to Friday, October 6-9, October 13-16, October 20-23.

A train service operates in two sections:

  • Between 207th Street and Euclid Avenue
  • Between Rockaway Boulevard and Mott Avenue, every 20 minutes


Travel Alternatives

Shuttle buses operate between Euclid Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard, making stops at Grant Avenue, 80th Street, 88th Street, Rockaway Boulevard, 104th Street, and 111th Street.

Transfer between trains and shuttle buses at Euclid Avenue and/or Rockaway Boulevard.

B Line

145th Street-bound B trains run local from Kings Highway to Prospect Park.

Days, Wednesday to Friday, October 7-9.

Please allow additional travel time.

Q Line

Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Prospect Park to Kings Highway.

Days, 9:45am to 3pm,  Wednesday to Friday, October 7-9.

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.

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

R Line

No shuttle R train between 36th Street and 59th Street. N trains provide alternate service.

Late nights, 11:45pm to 5am, until Friday, October 30 (except 11:45pm Monday to 5am Tuesday, October 19-20).

R service operates between 59th Street and 95th Street.  Transfer between N and R trains at 59th Street.

Also, keep an eye out for changes in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. Schedules occasionally change, so check MTA.info for the latest updates.

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