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168 St Station Bypass

We're replacing the elevators used to access 1 service

There will be no 1  trains at 168 St until early 2020.

In addition to elevator replacement, we're also making necessary structural upgrades to the elevator shafts and stairways.

Customers, please use the following travel alternatives:


Take the A or C train at this station, or use the 157 St 1 station.

Connections between A/C trains and the 1 train:

  • Transfer between the 1 and A/C at 59 St-Columbus Circle, or
  • New free transfer with MetroCard between 207 St or 215 St 1 stations and 207 St A station.


Take M5 service to/from 157 St 1 station. M5 buses will run with increased service during the day.

The M5 will also run overnight between 168 St and 157 St, 7 days a week.


1 Service is restored at 168 St as of December 23, 2019.