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This Week’s Metro Track Work

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From WMATA:

Red Line 10 p.m. Fri., Aug. 9 through closing Sun., Aug. 11
Trains every 20 minutes with additional trains between Dupont Circle & NoMa

Red Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: Every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.
Additional trains between Dupont Circle & NoMa-Gallaudet: Every 10 minutes 9AM-9PM

Work Performed: Between Dupont Circle and Van Ness, crews will make improvements to third-rail infrastructure, mitigate tunnel leaks and repair catwalks. Between Rhode Island Ave and Takoma, crews will install cable for Emergency Trip Stations and continue platform rebuilding work.

Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri., Aug. 9 through closing Sun., Aug. 11
Trains every 20 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Vienna & New Carrollton – Every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work Performed: Crews will continue platform reconstruction work at Deanwood and Minnesota Ave stations, as well as track maintenance, fastener renewal, and grout pad rehabilitation between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly.

Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri., Aug. 9 through closing Sun., Aug. 11
Trains every 20 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Franconia-Springfield & Largo Town Center – Every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work Performed: Crews will renew third-rail infrastructure, perform ballast tamping, replace fasteners and eliminate joints for a smoother ride between Van Dorn Street and King Street stations.

Yellow Line Regular service between Huntington & Fort Totten
Green Line Regular service; no track work

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