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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Featuring the Red, Orange, Green and Yellow lines


Photo by PoPville flickr user Jen Morrissey

From WMATA:

The ongoing effort to rebuild and upgrade the Metrorail system to provide safer and more reliable service will continue over the weekend of September 28-30, 2012, on the Red, Orange, Green and Yellow lines. The work will begin at 10 p.m. Friday and continue through system closing on Sunday.

Red Line

Red Line trains will single track between NoMa-Gallaudet U and Fort Totten stations to allow for platform reconstruction, tie and fastener renewal and DDOT bridge work. Throughout the weekend, Red Line trains will operate every 20 minutes between Shady Grove and Glenmont. Between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, additional trains will operate between Shady Grove and NoMa-Gallaudet U stations, resulting in service about every 10 minutes between those stations. Customers traveling on the eastern side of the Red Line should allow about 15 minutes of additional travel time. Green Line service between Fort Totten and Gallery Place may be a good alternate route for some customers.

Orange Line

Buses will replace Orange Line trains between Vienna and East Falls Church for testing associated with the Silver Line extension. Throughout the weekend, Orange Line trains will operate between East Falls Church and New Carrollton every 16 minutes. Customers should allow about 10 minutes of additional travel time. On Friday and Saturday nights, the last Orange Line train from East Falls Church to New Carrollton will depart at 2:35 a.m.; on Sunday night, the last train will depart East Falls Church at 11:35 a.m.

Blue Line

While there is no scheduled track work on the Blue Line, throughout the weekend trains will operate every 16 minutes between Franconia-Springfield and Largo Town Center to avoid schedule conflicts with Orange and Yellow line trains. Customers should allow about 10 minutes of additional travel time.

Green Line

Buses will replace Green Line trains between Southern Avenue and Branch Avenue stations to allow for fiber optic cable installation in the tunnels to improve and expand cell phone coverage. Three stations — Branch Avenue, Suitland and Naylor Road — will be closed. Free shuttle buses will operate between Branch Avenue, Suitland, Naylor Road and Southern Avenue stations; customers using shuttle bus service should allow about 40 minutes of additional travel time. Between Southern Avenue and Greenbelt, Green Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals. The last train from Southern Avenue to Greenbelt will depart at 2:32 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights and at 11:32 on Sunday night.

Yellow Line

Yellow Line trains will single track between Huntington and Braddock Road stations to allow for structural repairs and drain cleaning. Throughout the weekend, Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and Mount Vernon Square stations every 16 minutes. Customers traveling to/from stations north of Mount Vernon Square should use Green Line trains to complete their trip. Yellow Line customers should allow about 10 minutes of additional travel time.

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