MTA- Queensboro Plaza Station Weekend Shut Downs

January 4, 2024

    Hi Mooviters,

    Queensboro Plaza Station will be shut down every weekend this month for serious station improvements, including new elevators, stairs, roofs & more. MTA will also be replacing track north of Prospect Park. This means serious service changes every weekend this month. 

    What do you need to know?

    • Every weekend, service changes will begin on Saturdays at 12:01 a.m. and end before the morning rush at 5 a.m.
    • Parts of the Q, N, and F lines will be suspended. There will also be no F train or 7 train service between Queens and Manhattan. Free shuttle bus service will be available for impacted lines.
    • The 7 line will run between Main Street and 74th Street-Broadway
    • Long Island Rail Road to Honor NYC Transit Customers at Select Stations between Manhattan and Queens

    MTA’s Weekend Service Changes For January

    Queens & Manhattan

    • E/R trains will operate every eight minutes instead of every 12 minutes between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., a 50 percent increase to normal weekend service.
    • Overnight E trains will be rerouted via the R from Queens Plaza to 34 St-Herald Sq.
    • F trains will be rerouted via the E line in both directions between 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Center and Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Av as per the ongoing direct fixation work.
    • 7 trains will operate between Main St and 74 St-Broadway every eight minutes during weekend peaks.
    • S 42 St shuttle trains will operate all night between Times Square-42 St and Grand Central-42 St.
    • N trains will be rerouted to operate between 96 St/2 Av and Stillwell Av, every 12 minutes during the day.
    • N shuttle trains will operate between Astoria-Ditmars Blvd and 39 Av every 12 minutes during the day.
    • N shuttle trains will operate between 96 St and 34 St between 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. Sunday mornings while N trains transition back to their normal route.


    • Q trains will operate between Prospect Park and Coney Island/Stillwell Av only due to track replacement north of Prospect Park in Brooklyn

    Free shuttle buses will operate between:

    • 74 St-Broadway and Queens Plaza  
    • Queens Plaza and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av  
    • 39 Av (N) and Queens Plaza (There will also be a free walking transfer between the two stations)  
    • 34 St-Hudson Yards and Times Sq-42 St (Overnights only)
    • Between Atlantic Barclays and Prospect Park to replace the Q
    • Q94 and Q95 bus service between Roosevelt Island or 21 St and Queens Plaza will operate as normal except Jan. 6 to 8

    Saturday, Jan. 6 to Monday, Jan. 8

    • Free shuttle buses will replace F shuttle trains between Lexington Av/63 St and 21 St-Queensbridge, between Roosevelt Island and Queens Plaza, and the Q94, and Q95

    You Ride, We Guide, 

    The USA Moovit Team