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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Dupont Circle, Farragut North and the Red Line platform at Metro Center Closed

by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2014 at 3:10 pm 0

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Photo by PoPville flickr user JEO Photography

From WMATA:

Red Line
Buses replace trains between Woodley Park and Gallery Place

Red Line trains will operate as follows, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday:

Between Shady Grove & Woodley Park: every 10 minutes
Between Gallery Place & Glenmont: every 15 minutes

Stations Closed: Dupont Circle, Farragut North and the Red Line platform at Metro Center

Free shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains between Woodley Park and Gallery Place. Shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

Limited stop buses will operate between Woodley Park and Gallery Place making one stop at Metro Center. Add up to 25 minutes of additional travel time.
Local buses will operate between Woodley Park and Gallery Place, making intermediate stops at Dupont Circle, Farragut North and Metro Center. Please allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop.

Last Train Time Changes:

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 Shady Grove at 10:53 p.m.
The last Red Line train of the night from Glenmont to Gallery Place will depart 18 minutes earlier than normal to allow for shuttle bus connections. On Friday and Saturday nights, the last train will leave Glenmont at 2:19 a.m., and on Sunday, the last train will leave Glenmont at 11:19 p.m.

Work Performed: Ceiling rehabilitation and communications system upgrades

Orange Line
Regular weekend service

At East Falls Church, all trains will arrive on the New Carrollton side of the platform to allow crews to renew rail ties and insulators.

Blue Line
Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: Switch installation, rail fastener and grout pad renewal between Reagan National Airport and Braddock Road stations.

Yellow Line
Trains every 20 minutes between Huntington and Mt Vernon Sq only

Yellow Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend. All trains will operate to/from Mt Vernon Sq, rather than Fort Totten. If you are traveling to or from a station north of Mt Vernon Sq, use a Green Line train to complete your trip.

Work Performed: Switch installation, rail fastener and grout pad renewal between National Airport and Braddock Road.

Green Line
Regular weekend service”

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