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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Smithsonian, Federal Center SW, Capitol South and L’Enfant Plaza (except green/yellow) Closed

by Prince Of Petworth November 1, 2013 at 4:00 pm 0

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Photo by PoPville flickr user zoeicaimages

From WMATA:

Red Line 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 1 through closing Sun, Nov. 3
Trains every 8 to 16 minutes

Red Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: Every 16 minutes throughout the weekend
Additional trains between Grosvenor & Silver Spring: Every 8 minutes 9AM-9PM

Work Performed: Crews will replace wooden ties, improve third-rail infrastructure and improve track conditions between Twinbrook and Grosvenor stations.

Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 1 through closing Sun, Nov. 3
Buses replace trains between Federal Triangle & Eastern Market

Orange Line trains will operate as follows:

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

Free shuttle buses will replace Blue/Orange trains between Federal Triangle & Eastern Market stations. Shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

Express buses will run between Federal Triangle and Eastern Market with no intermediate stops. Allow 15 minutes for express bus service.
Local buses will run between Federal Triangle and Eastern Market with intermediate stops at Smithsonian, L’Enfant Plaza, Federal Center SW and Capitol South. Allow 8 minutes of travel time for each stop. For example, a rider traveling between L’Enfant Plaza and Federal Triangle should allow 16 minutes because the bus makes two stops.

Stations Closed: Smithsonian, Federal Center SW, Capitol South (L’Enfant Plaza open for Green & Yellow line service only)

Work Performed: Tunnel repairs, station dome repairs, track infrastructure improvements, fastener replacement, joint elimination, drain cleaning, signage installation.

Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 1 through closing Sun, Nov. 3

Buses replace trains between Federal Triangle & Eastern Market

Blue Line trains will operate as follows:

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

Free shuttle buses will replace Blue/Orange trains between Federal Triangle & Eastern Market stations. Shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

Express buses will run between Federal Triangle and Eastern Market with no intermediate stops. Allow 15 minutes for express bus service.
Local buses will run between Federal Triangle and Eastern Market with intermediate stops at Smithsonian, L’Enfant Plaza, Federal Center SW and Capitol South. Allow 8 minutes of travel time for each stop. For example, a rider traveling between L’Enfant Plaza and Federal Triangle should allow 16 minutes because the bus makes two stops.

Stations Closed: Smithsonian, Federal Center SW, Capitol South (L’Enfant Plaza open for Green & Yellow line service only)

Work Performed: Tunnel repairs, station dome repairs, track infrastructure improvements, fastener replacement, joint elimination, drain cleaning, signage installation.

Yellow Line Regular service between Huntington & Fort Totten

Green Line Regular service; no scheduled work”

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