Preparing for Climate Change: Protecting the Coney Island Yard

There will be no N trains between 86 St Brooklyn and Coney Island-Stillwell October 21, 2019 to Spring 2020

The Coney Island Yard, the tracks that serve it, the car wash, repair, and maintenance facilities within it, and the infrastructure that runs through it are critical to our subway operations. The location of the yard provides ideal access to multiple subway lines, but it's vulnerable to flooding. With intense weather events like Superstorm Sandy expected to occur more often, we need to act now to protect this vital part of our system, so we can keep trains running safely.

To do the work to protect the yard efficiently and safely, we need uninterrupted access to the area immediately adjacent to the track. This means that between October 21, 2019, and Spring 2020, there will be no N trains between 86 St and Coney Island-Stillwell Av. You'll want to transfer to the D and the F, or use the B1 and B4 buses to complete your trip. Here's what we're doing and how you'll get around while we work.

Getting To and From Coney Island-Stillwell Av

Beginning October 21, 2019, through Spring 2020, there will be no N trains between 86 St and Coney Island-Stillwell Av.

For service to and from Coney Island, you'll want to transfer to the D or F lines. Remember these key transfer points:

  • 36 St D/N/R (cross-platform)
  • 62 St-New Utrecht Av D/N (Accessible stationNote this is the last accessible station)
  • During this project, we're providing a free out-of-system transfer between the N at 86 St and the F at Avenue X. It's about a 5-minute walk. You can also connect to/from the F by using the B1 or B4 buses, which will also accept an additional free transfer when using a MetroCard. Customers making this connection will be able to do so with one fare when using a MetroCard.

Here's Your Travel Guide To and From Coney Island-Stillwell Av

Destination Travel Options
36 St D/N/R and points north Take the D and transfer between D and N at 36 St. This is a cross-platform transfer, and your easiest transfer point.

New Utrecht Av (N) Accessible station
Fort Hamilton Pkwy (N)
8 Av (N)
59 St (N/R)
53 St (R)
45 St (R)

Take the D and transfer between the D and N at New Utrecht Av-62 St. This is the last accessible transfer point on the N. 86 St station is not accessible.

18 Av (N)
20 Av (N)
Bay Pkwy (N)
Kings Hwy (N)
Avenue U (N)
86 St (N)

Take the F to Avenue X. During this project, we're providing a free out-of-system transfer between the 86 St N station and Avenue X F station. It's about a 5-minute walk. Free transfer is also available to the B1 and B4 bus for connection to the 86 St N.