The 5pm Post – Metro announces a “spring break” from track work for Cherry Blossom season

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Another reason to love Cherry Blossom season – From WMATA:

Metro will take a break from its aggressive schedule of track work and rebuilding to accommodate customers traveling during Cherry Blossom season.

Metro General Manager and CEO Richard Sarles announced the “spring break” from scheduled track work today. Specifically:

• Beginning Saturday, March 24, there will be no scheduled weekend track work on the Metrorail system through Sunday, April 15. Weekend track work will resume at 10 p.m. Friday, April 20.
• On weekdays, scheduled midday track work will be suspended between Monday, March 26, and Friday, April 13.
• During Cherry Blossom season, all scheduled track work will take place after 10 p.m.

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