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“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of August 8-10 with service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. Friday night and continuing through system closing on Sunday.
Trains every 16 minutes
Red Line trains will operate as follows throughout the weekend:
Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: every 16 minutes
Between Grosvenor & Silver Spring: every 8-10 minutes Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-9PM only
Work Performed: Rail tie, fastener and insulator renewal between Silver Spring and Forest Glen, along with railcar testing and acceptance of Metro’s new fleet of 7000-series railcars between Twinbrook and Shady Grove.
Regular weekend service
Regular weekend service between Wiehle-Reston East and Stadium-Armory only
Silver Line trains will operate regular service throughout the weekend. All trains will operate to/from Stadium-Armory, rather than Largo Town Center. If you are traveling to or from a station east of Stadium-Armory, use a Blue Line train to complete your trip.
Trains every 24 minutes
Blue Line trains will operate every 24 minutes throughout the weekend.
Work Performed: Tunnel inspection and repair between Stadium-Armory and Addison Road.
Regular weekend service between Huntington and Fort Totten
Regular weekend service”