This Weekend’s Metro Track Work

Photo by PoPville flickr user jimhavard


“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of October 3-5 with service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday.

Silver, Blue, Green and Yellow line trains will operate on regular weekend intervals. Orange Line trains will operate every 16 minutes, rather than every 12 minutes. Red Line trains will operate every 15 minutes with additional 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: Rail tie renewal between Twinbrook and Shady Grove, fence replacement and lighting upgrades between Rhode Island Avenue and NoMa-Gallaudet.

Orange Line
Trains every 16 minutes

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

Work Performed: Platform rehabilitation, rail tie, fastener, insulator and grout pad renewal between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly.

Silver, Blue, Green and Yellow line trains will operate on regular weekend intervals.”

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