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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Farragut North, Dupont Circle and Greenbelt Stations Closed

by Prince Of Petworth January 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm 3 Comments

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From WMATA:

Red Line 10 p.m. Fri, Jan. 17 through closing Sun, Jan. 19
Buses replace trains between Woodley Park and Metro Center

Red Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Shady Grove & Woodley Park every 10 minutes during daytime hours and every 15-20 minutes at other times.
Between Glenmont & Metro Center every 15 minutes.
Additional trains between Silver Spring & Union Station: Every 8 minutes 9AM-9PM

Stations Closed: Farragut North and Dupont Circle

Boarding Location Change: All Red Line trains will board from the Glenmont platform at Gallery Place.

Free shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains between Woodley Park and Metro Center to allow for infrastructure renewal. Shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

Express Buses will operate non-stop between Woodley Park and Metro Center. Add 20 minutes of travel time.
Local Buses will operate between Woodley Park and Metro Center, making intermediate stops at Dupont Circle and Farragut North. Please allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop.

Work Performed: Improvements to infrastructure including third rail replacement, rail joint elimination, grout pad replacement and leak mitigation.

Last Train Time Change: The last Red Line train of the night from Shady Grove to Woodley Park will depart 37 minutes earlier than normal to allow for shuttle bus connections. On Friday and Saturday nights, the last train will leave Shady Grove at 1:53 a.m., and on Sunday, the last train will leave Glenmont at 10:53 p.m.

Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri, Jan. 17 through closing Sun, Jan. 19
Trains every 20 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work Performed: Improvements to infrastructure, including rail joint elimination, rail and fastener renewal, leak mitigation between Foggy Bottom and Court House stations

Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri, Jan. 17 through closing Sun, Jan. 19
Trains every 20 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work Performed: Improvements to track infrastructure, including rail joint elimination, rail and fastener renewal, between Foggy Bottom and Arlington Cemetery stations; security fence and lighting installation between Braddock Road and Van Dorn Street stations

Yellow Line 10 p.m. Fri, Jan. 17 through closing Sun, Jan. 19
Regular weekend service

Green Line Sat, Jan. 18 through closing Sun, Jan. 19
Buses replace trains at Greenbelt Station only

NOTE: Green Line service will operate normally on Friday night. Greenbelt Station will be open during this time.

On Saturday and Sunday only, free shuttle buses will replace Green Line trains between Greenbelt and College Park. Riders using shuttle bus service should allow about 15 minutes of travel time.

Green Line trains will operate at normal weekend intervals between College Park and Branch Ave throughout the weekend. Normal intervals are every 12-20 minutes.

Station Closed: Greenbelt

Work Performed: Continued construction of a new test track located between College Park and Greenbelt to accept Metro’s new fleet of 7000-series railcars.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day service information
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 20, Metrorail will open at 5 a.m. and close at midnight. Trains will operate on a Saturday schedule on all lines with no track work in effect. Parking at all Metro-owned lots and garages is free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.”

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