This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Stations Closed: Potomac Ave, Stadium-Armory, Minnesota Ave & Deanwood

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From WMATA:

Red Line 10 p.m. Fri., Feb. 21 through closing Sun., Feb. 23
Trains every 8-16 minutes

Red Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: Every 16 minutes throughout the weekend
Additional trains between Van Ness & Silver Spring about every 8-10 minutes from 9AM-9PM only

Work Performed: Rail fastener renewal, rail joint elimination, and concrete floating slab elimination between Van Ness and Friendship Heights; rail fastener renewal and track joint elimination between Silver Spring and Forest Glen

Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri., Feb. 21 through closing Sun., Feb. 23
Buses replace trains between Eastern Market and Cheverly

Orange Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Vienna & Eastern Market: Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend
Between New Carrollton & Cheverly: Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend

Stations Closed: Potomac Ave, Stadium-Armory, Minnesota Ave & Deanwood

Free shuttle buses will replace Orange Line trains between Eastern Market and Cheverly. Shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

Express Buses will operate non-stop between Eastern Market and Cheverly. Add 45 minutes of travel time.
Local Buses will operate between Eastern Market and Cheverly, making intermediate stops at Potomac Ave, Stadium-Armory, Minnesota Ave and Deanwood. Please allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop.

Work Performed: Crews will continue platform rehabilitation work at Minnesota Ave; ceiling rehabilitation work; rail joint elimination and faster renewal

Last Train Time Change: The last Orange Line train of the night from New Carrollton to Cheverly will depart 41 minutes earlier than normal to allow for shuttle bus connections. On Friday and Saturday nights, the last train will leave New Carrollton at 1:55 a.m., and on Sunday, the last train will leave New Carrollton at 10:55 p.m.

Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri., Feb. 21 through closing Sun., Feb. 23
Buses replace trains between Eastern Market and Benning Road

Blue Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Franconia-Springfield & Eastern Market: Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend
Between Largo Town Center & Benning Road: Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend

Stations Closed: Potomac Ave & Stadium-Armory

Free shuttle buses will replace Blue Line trains between Eastern Market and Benning Road. Shuttle buses will operate between Eastern Market and Benning Road, making intermediate stops at Potomac Ave and Stadium-Armory. Please allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop (30 min travel time total).

Work Performed: Crews will continue ceiling rehabilitation work, along with rail joint elimination and faster renewal.

Last Train Time Change: The last Blue Line train of the night from Largo Town Center to Benning Road will depart 30 minutes earlier than normal to allow for shuttle bus connections. On Friday and Saturday nights, the last train will leave Largo Town Center at 1:54 a.m., and on Sunday, the last train will leave Largo Town Center at 10:54 p.m.

Yellow Line
Regular service between Huntington and Fort Totten

Green Line Sat., Feb. 22 through closing Sun., Feb. 23
Regular service except during daytime hours at Greenbelt Station

Green Line trains will operate:

Between College Park & Branch Ave at regular weekend intervals (every 12 minutes 9AM-9PM)
At Greenbelt Station only, trains will arrive and depart every 20-25 minutes between 9AM-9PM

Work Performed: Crews will continue 7000-series rail car acceptance testing”

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