Lots of changes on the rails this weekend

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In regards to the upcoming weekend on rails, let’s put it this way: this may be a good time to get out of town. No one will blame you.

All changes are from Saturday, July 21 at 12:01 am to Monday, July 23 at 5 am unless otherwise noted:

A: Trains run via the F line from Jay Street-Metrotech to West 4th Street in Manhattan.

C: Brooklyn-bound trains are rerouted via the F line from West 4th Street in Manhattan to Jay Street-Metrotech from 6:30 am to midnight on both Saturday and Sunday.

D: No trains to or from Stillwell Avenue. Take the shuttle bus instead. There will be no trains between Stillwell Avenue and 62nd Street on Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm, Sunday from midnight to 6:30 am and midnight to 5 am on Monday. Manhattan-bound trains run express from 36th Street to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center, skipping DeKalb Avenue.

M: Service is suspended from 4 pm on Saturday to 10 pm on Sunday. Take the shuttle.

Q: Manhattan-bound trains are rerouted via the R line from DeKalb Avenue to Canal Street in Manhattan. Coney Island-bound trains run express from Prospect Park to Sheepshead Bay from 11:30 pm on Friday to 5 am on Monday.

R: There will be no shuttle stops between 59th Street and 36th Street from midnight to 6:30 am on both Saturday and Sunday and from midnight to 5 am on Monday. Take the N.

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Information courtesy of New York City Transit — and is accurate at press time. Community Newspaper Group is not responsible for last-minute changes made by the agency.

Reach reporter Eli Rosenberg at or by calling (718) 260-2531. And follow him at

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