This Weekend’s Metro Track Work

by Prince Of Petworth May 23, 2014 at 2:15 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user vpickering


Red Line
Trains every 10-20 minutes

Red Line trains will operate as follows from 10 p.m. Friday through closing Monday:

Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: Every 20 minutes throughout the weekend
Between Shady Grove & NoMa-Gallaudet: Every 10 minutes from 9AM-9PM only

Work Performed:Crews will perform insulator and fastener renewal along with fence and light pole replacement between NoMa-Gallaudet and Fort Totten

Orange Line
Regular weekend service

Orange Line trains will operate every 12-15 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work Performed: Rail, tie and insulator renewal between East Falls Church and West Falls Church

Blue Line
Regular weekend service EXCEPT at Franconia-Springfield; Buses replace trains between Franconia-Springfield & Van Dorn Street

From 10 p.m. Friday through closing Monday:

Blue Line trains will run between Largo Town Center and Van Dorn Street at regular weekend intervals.
Free shuttle buses will replace trains between Van Dorn Street & Franconia-Springfield. Please allow an additional 10 minutes of travel time.

Station Closed: Franconia-Springfield

Work Performed: Switch replacement and rail joint elimination

Yellow Line
Regular weekend service between Huntington and Fort Totten

Green Line
Regular service EXCEPT Saturday during daytime hours at Greenbelt Station only

On Saturday, Green Line trains will operate:

Between College Park & Branch Ave at regular weekend intervals (every 12 minutes 9AM-9PM)
At Greenbelt Station only, trains will arrive and depart every 24 minutes between 9AM-9PM

Regular weekend service on Sunday and Monday.

Work Performed: Ongoing construction of new 7000-series test track

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, Metro will operate on the following schedules:

• Metrorail: The rail system will open at 7 a.m. and close at midnight. Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day, and parking will be free at all Metrorail parking facilities.
• Metrobus: Most buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. Check bus timetables for details.”


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