Service changes: Memorial Day Weekend 2024

Welcome to the first weekend of summer! Whether you are heading to the beach or somewhere else, we hope you have some fun plans to enjoy the warm weather this holiday weekend!

Because it is a holiday, we have service changes on Monday, Memorial Day:

  • The subway and buses operate on a Sunday schedule.
    • Many weekend service changes described below continue through Monday.
  • The Long Island Rail Road operates on a weekend schedule.
    • Trains that run only on Sundays on the Montauk Branch run on Mondays, not Sundays.
  • On the Metro-North Railroad:
    • The Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines operate on a Sunday schedule.
    • The Port Jervis and Pascack Valley lines operate on a weekend schedule.

A Note to Passengers Heading to Rockaway Beach: Summer Weekend, Rockaway Park Shuttle Service to Rockaway Blvd will begin June 30 of this year. Until then, take a road toward Far Rockaway. and transfer on Broad Channel for the Rockaway Park Shuttle .

And a heads up for Brooklyn riders: We have major service changes in the trains this weekend. Keep reading for more details and travel alternatives.

Here's what's happening this weekend (also visible as a handy map):

  • Trains do not run between Franklin Av-Medgar Evers College and Flatbush Av.
  • Trains do not run between Chambers St and New Lots Av.
  • The trains run through the Between 21 St-Queensbridge and 2 Av.
  • Trains do not run between Kings Hwy and Coney Island-Stillwell Av.
  • Trains do not run between Crescent St and Broad St.
  • Trains do not run between Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs and Canarsie-Rockaway Pkwy.
  • 96 St-address The trains run through the From DeKalb Av to Canal St.

For more details, keep scrolling. We also have travel alternatives for stations that will be closed or skipped.

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Big changes to metro service

trains, brooklyn

Trains do not run between Franklin Av-Medgar Evers College and Flatbush Av in either direction from 11:30 pm Friday to 5 am Tuesday due to track maintenance.

  • For service between Franklin Av-Medgar Evers College and Flatbush Av, take free B96 shuttle buses, they are doing everything stops and an additional stop on Nostrand Av .
  • Trains run between the Bronx and Franklin Av-Medgar Evers College and on the to Crown Heights-Utica Av.

trains, Brooklyn and Manhattan

Trains do not run between Chambers St and New Lots Av in either direction throughout Saturday, Sunday and Monday due to track maintenance.

  • For service between Chambers St and Crown Heights-Utica Av, take the which runs on the between Franklin Av-Medgar Evers College and Crown Heights-Utica Av.
  • For service between Crown Heights-Utica Av and New Lots Av, take the which will reach New Lots Av throughout the weekend.
  • Trains run between Harlem-148 St and Chambers St and on the to main street.

trains, manhattan

the trains run through the between 21 St-Queensbridge and 2 Av in both directions from 9:45 pm Friday to 5 am Tuesday due to structural maintenance.

  • Overnight stay only, free Q96 Shuttle buses connect 21 St-Queensbridge, Queens Plaza and Court Sq-23 St.
  • For service from/to:
    • Queens Plaza, take the during the day or night, or use the nearby Queensboro Plaza .
    • Court Sq-23 St, take the .
    • Lexington Av/53 St, use nearby Lexington Av/59 St .
    • 5 Av/53 St, nearby use stations at 57 St or 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr.
    • 7 Off, take the .
    • 50 St, 23 St and (uptown service only) Spring St, take the .
    • 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal, 34 St-Penn Station, 14 St, Canal St and World Trade Center (Chambers St), take trains.
  • Trains run between Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer and Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Av and on the two 2 off.

trains, brooklyn

Trains do not run between Kings Hwy and Coney Island-Stillwell Av in either direction from 12:15 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Tuesday due to signal modernization.

  • For service between Kings Hwy and Coney Island-Stillwell Av, take the free shuttle buses, which do everything it stops.
  • For direct service between Manhattan/Downtown Brooklyn and Coney Island, take trains.
  • Trains run between Jamaica-179 St and Kings Hwy.

trains, Brooklyn and Manhattan

Trains do not run between Crescent St and Broad St in either direction from 3am Saturday to 10pm Monday due to track replacement.

  • For service between Crescent St and Myrtle Av, take free shuttle buses, which run on two routes:
    • Local, doing everything it stops.
    • Express, stopping only at Broadway Junction.
  • For service between Myrtle Av and Broad St, take the which is replacing the between these stations.
  • For service to Lower Manhattan, take trains.
  • Exiting the subway at Crescent St, Broadway Junction or Myrtle Av, obtain a GO ticket from a station agent for re-entry.
  • The LIRR will accommodate subway passengers traveling between Brooklyn and Queens at no additional cost at Atlantic Terminal, Nostrand Av, East New York and Jamaica.
  • Trains run between Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer and Crescent St.
  • Trains run between Metropolitan Av and Delancey St-Essex St and on the to Broad St.

trains, brooklyn

Trains do not run between Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs and Canarsie-Rockaway Pkwy in either direction from 3 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Monday.

  • For service between Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs and Canarsie-Rockaway Pkwy, take free shuttle buses, which run on two routes:
    • Local, doing everything it stops.
    • Express, stopping only at Broadway Junction.
  • For service to Manhattan, take trains.
  • Exiting the subway at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs, Broadway Junction or Saint June (Livonia Av), obtain a GO ticket from a station agent for re-entry.
  • Trains run between 8 Av and Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs, every 8 minutes during the day and night and every 12 minutes during the night.

trains, Brooklyn and Manhattan

96 St-address the trains run through the from DeKalb Av to Canal St from 11:45 pm Friday to 5 am Monday due to structural maintenance.

  • On Canal St, uptown the trains stop at platform.

Other changes to metro service

trains, manhattan

Center Trains do not stop between 145 St and 96 St from 9:45 pm Friday to 5 am Tuesday due to track maintenance.

  • For service to and from canceled stations, take a train uptown.

trains, brooklyn

Utica Av-with destination New Trains and Lots bound for Av. Trains are making quick stops from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr to Crown Heights-Utica Av from 11:30 pm Friday to 5 am Tuesday due to track maintenance.

  • For service to/from canceled stations, take a Manhattan-bound train.

trains, the Bronx

Destined for Manhattan Trains do not stop at Bedford Park Blvd-Lehman College from 5:45 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday due to track maintenance.

  • For service to/from this station, take a train to Woodlawn.

trains, manhattan

Center and local Trains are making express stops from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Canal St from 9:45 pm Friday to 5 am Tuesday due to structural maintenance.

  • For service to and from canceled stations, take an uptown local train.

trains, brooklyn

Local bound for Manhattan Trains are making quick stops from 36 St to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and skipping DeKalb Av during the overnight schedule from 11:45 pm Friday to 5 am Tuesday due to structural maintenance.

  • For service to/from 25 St, Prospect Av, 4 Av-9 St and Union St, take trains.
  • For service to/from DeKalb Av, take trains.

trains, queens

From 11:45 pm Friday to 5 am Monday, bound for Manhattan trains do not stop between Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av and Queens Plaza and local trains bound for Manhattan Trains do not stop between Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av and 21 St-Queensbridge. This is due to the maintenance of the roads.

  • For service to/from canceled stations, take one lane toward Forest Hills. or local to Jamaica train.

Changes to Metro-North Railroad service

Puerto Jervis Line

Trains are not running between Suffern and Port Jervis from 12:45 am Saturday to 11:59 pm Sunday due to track work and bridge maintenance.

  • Buses connect the Ramsey-Route 17 station to all stops between Sloatsburg and Port Jervis.
  • For service to Hoboken and New York from Otisville and Salisbury Mills, consider using the nearby Middletown or Harriman stations.
    • Only local bus service is available in Otisville and Salisbury Mills, which does not connect to trains on Ramsey-Route 17.
  • Trains run between Hoboken and Suffern on a modified schedule without express trains.
  • Download the bus schedule to plan your trip.

Get updates

These service changes are subject to change, so please check the MTA home page before leaving; It's where you'll find up-to-date information on subway, bus and train service. Our applications—MTA and TrainTime—Also provides real-time service information.

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