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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work

by Prince Of Petworth July 18, 2014 at 3:50 pm 0

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Mark Alan Andre

From WMATA:

Red Line
Trains every 10-15 minutes

Red Line trains will operate as follows throughout the weekend:

Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: every 15 minutes
Between Grosvenor & Silver Spring: every 8-10 minutes Saturday & Sunday from 9AM-9PM only

Work Performed: Rail tie and insulator renewal between Shady Grove and Twinbrook

Orange Line
Trains every 12-24 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate as follows:

Every 22 minutes on Friday after 10 p.m. and all day Saturday
Every 24 minutes on Sunday between Vienna and New Carrollton; every 12 minutes between East Falls Church and Stadium-Armory

Work Performed: Platform rehabilitation between Minnesota Avenue and Cheverly

Blue Line
Trains every 22-24 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate as follows:

Every 22 minutes on Friday after 10 p.m. and all day Saturday
Every 24 minutes on Sunday Franconia-Springfield and Largo Town Center; every 12 minutes between Rosslyn and Largo Town Center (trains will be labeled and operating as Orange Line trains)

Work Performed: Rail joint elimination and fence replacement between Braddock Road and Van Dorn Street; switch replacement preparation, tunnel inspection and repair between Benning Road and Capitol Heights

Yellow Line
Regular weekend service between Huntington & Fort Totten

Green Line
Buses replace trains at Greenbelt Station on Saturday and Sunday

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 at normal weekend intervals between College Park and Branch Ave.

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”

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