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MTA Announces Changes to D Train Service to Accommodate Structural Repairs

New York City Transit
Updated July 20, 2023 5:45 p.m.

Free Shuttle Buses Will Replace Service Between 205 St and Bedford Park Blvd 

Weekday Express Service Suspended 


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced upcoming changes to service on the train to accommodate ongoing structural maintenance repair work. Customers are advised of the following service changes beginning on Monday, July 31 at 4:45 a.m. through Monday, August 28 at 5:00 a.m.: 

There will be no train service at Norwood – 205 St. trains will run between Coney Island-Stillwell Av and Bedford Park Blvd only at all times. Customers can transfer at Bedford Park Blvd to a free shuttle bus for service to Norwood – 205 St. 

Rush Hour Service [Monday to Friday, 6:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.] 

Rush hour express service will be suspended. All trains will run local in both directions. 

There will be no rush hour local service in the Bronx. Customers are advised to take a local train in the Bronx. trains will operate weekdays between Brighton Beach and 145 St. Customers are reminded that  trains do not operate overnight or on weekends.  

The MTA offers customers a variety of ways to receive real-time and planned service change information, as well as 24/7 customer support in their native language.

mta.info – The definitive source for real-time arrival information and service change information for each line or route in the MTA system. Customers can find current statuses on mta.info and upcoming planned service changes using our lookup tool at mta.info/alerts.

MYmta app – Customers who use the comprehensive MYmta smartphone app will see real-time train and bus arrival times and other travel information for all MTA services all in one place. The app is available in the Apple Store and in Google Play.

Email & Text Alerts – Customers can sign up for email and SMS alerts tailored to their specific commutes and travel times. They can also sign up for MTA newsletters like The Weekender, a weekly newsletter that covers major weekend planned service changes. Customers can sign up here

WhatsApp – Riders can chat with NYC Transit via WhatsApp for 24/7 customer assistance. With the help of Google Translate, NYC Transit staff offer real-time customer support in up to 108 languages.

511 – For those who prefer to contact the MTA by telephone, information is available by dialing 511. Those who are deaf or hard of hearing can use their preferred service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the MTA at 511.