This Weekend’s Metro Track Work

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Photo by PoPville flickr user nevermindtheend

From WMATA:

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of September 5-7 with service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. Friday night and continuing through system closing on Sunday.

Blue and Yellow line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals (Yellow Line trains will run between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Sq only). Green Line trains will operate every 16 minutes and Red, Orange and Silver line trains will operate every 15 minutes with additional Red Line trains between Grosvenor and NoMa-Gallaudet during daytime hours.

Red Line
Trains every 8-15 minutes

Red Line trains will operate as follows throughout the weekend:

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

Work Performed: Light pole installation between NoMa-Gallaudet and Rhode Island Ave. On Saturday and Sunday, Metro will continue railcar testing and acceptance of the new fleet of 7000-series railcars between Twinbrook and Shady Grove.

Orange Line
Trains every 15 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 15 minutes throughout the weekend. Normal service is every 12 minutes.

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

Silver Line
Trains every 15 minutes

Silver Line trains will operate every 15 minutes throughout the weekend. Normal service is every 12 minutes.

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

Blue Line
Regular weekend service

Yellow Line
Regular weekend service between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Sq only

Yellow Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals. 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.

Green Line
Trains every 16 minutes

Green Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend. Normal service is every 12 minutes.

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

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