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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Stations closed: Takoma, Brookland, Rhode Island Ave.

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2013 at 3:59 pm 0

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From WMATA:

Red Line 10 p.m. Fri., July 12 through closing Sun., July 14
Buses replace trains between NoMa-Gallaudet & Silver Spring

Red Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Shady Grove & NoMa-Gallaudet – Every 10 minutes 9AM-9PM and at regular weekend intervals (15-20 minutes) at other times.
Between Glenmont & Silver Spring – Every 10 minutes 9AM-9PM and at regular weekend intervals (15-20 minutes) at other times.

Free shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains between Silver Spring and NoMa-Gallaudet. Shuttle buses will operate continuously on two routes:

Express buses will operate non-stop between Silver Spring & NoMa-Gallaudet stations. Add up to 30 minutes of travel time.

Local buses will operate between Silver Spring & NoMa-Gallaudet, with intermediate stops at Takoma, Fort Totten, Brookland and Rhode Island Ave stations. Add 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop. For example, if traveling from Brookland to Rhode Island Avenue, add 10 minutes for one stop. If traveling from Fort Totten to NoMa, add 30 minutes because the bus makes three stops.

Stations closed: Takoma, Brookland, Rhode Island Ave. (Fort Totten open for Green/Yellow service only.)

Work performed: Crews will replace wooden rail ties, renew third-rail insulators, advance platform reconstruction projects, improve track substructure conditions and install new communication equipment. In addition, DDOT will continue construction on the New York Avenue bridge.

Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri., July 12 through closing Sun., July 14
Trains every 16 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work performed: Track maintenance, fastener renewal and ceiling tile replacement between McPherson Square and Smithsonian stations.

Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri., July 12 through closing Sun., July 14
Trains every 16 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work performed: Track maintenance, fastener renewal and ceiling tile replacement between McPherson Square and Smithsonian stations.

Yellow Line Regular service (no scheduled work)

Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington & Fort Totten throughout the weekend.

Green Line Regular service (no scheduled work)

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