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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Three Red Line Stations Closed

by Prince Of Petworth November 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm 1 Comment

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From WMATA:

Red Line 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 8 through closing Mon., Nov. 11
Buses replace trains between Shady Grove & White Flint; normal service between White Flint & Glenmont

Red Line trains will operate between White Flint & Glenmont at regular intervals throughout the weekend.

Free shuttle buses will replace trains between Shady Grove & White Flint. Buses will operate on two routes:

Express buses will run between Shady Grove and White Flint with no intermediate stops. Allow 20 minutes of travel time.
Local buses will run between Shady Grove and White Flint with intermediate stops at Rockville and Twinbrook. Allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop. For example, a rider traveling from Rockville to White Flint should allow 20 minutes because the bus makes two stops.

Station Closed: Shady Grove, Rockville, Twinbrook

Work Performed: Crews will continue NTSB-recommended track circuit replacement and improve track infrastructure, including installation of new ties, fasteners, insulators and cover boards.

Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 8 through closing Mon., Nov. 11
Trains every 20 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.
On Veterans Day, additional trains will operate between Vienna and Stadium-Armory between 6:30-9:30 a.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Work Performed: Reconstruction of the station platforms at Minnesota Ave and Deanwood stations will continue, along with tie renewal, insulator renewal and structural improvements.

Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 8 through closing Mon., Nov. 11
Trains every 20 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend, including Veterans Day.

Work Performed: Crews will improve track infrastructure, including installation of new ties, fasteners, insulators, grout pads and cover boards.

Yellow Line 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 8 through closing Mon., Nov. 11
Trains every 20 minutes between Huntington & Mt Vernon Sq

Yellow Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend, including Veterans Day.
All trains will run between Huntington & Mt Vernon Sq only. For service north of Mt Vernon Sq, please use Green Line trains.

Work Performed: Crews will improve track infrastructure, including installation of new ties, fasteners, insulators, grout pads and cover boards.

Green Line Regular service; no track work”

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