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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work and Don’t Forget the End of Daylight Savings Time

by Prince Of Petworth October 31, 2014 at 3:10 pm 2 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley

From WMATA:

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of October 31-November 2 with service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. Friday through closing Sunday.

This weekend, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains will operate every 20 minutes, rather than every 12 minutes. Red Line trains will operate every 15 minutes with additional trains providing service every 8-10 minutes between Van Ness and NoMa-Gallaudet during daytime hours.

Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 2. At that time, clocks will “fall back” to 1 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Metrorail will remain open until its normal closing time of 3 a.m. “new time” (Eastern Standard Time).

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 Van Ness & NoMa-Gallaudet: every 8-10 minutes Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-9PM only

Work Performed: Floating slab renewal between Van Ness & Friendship Heights, lighting upgrades and fence replacement between NoMa-Gallaudet & Rhode Island Ave.

Orange Line
Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: Platform rehabilitation and communications upgrades between Stadium-Armory & Cheverly.

Silver Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Blue Line
Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: Rail tie, fastener, insulator and grout pad renewal between Braddock Road & Van Dorn St.

Yellow Line
Trains every 20 minutes between Huntington & 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: Rail tie, fastener, insulator and grout pad renewal between Braddock Road & Huntington.

Green Line

Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: Rail tie, fastener, insulator and joint elimination between Prince George’s Plaza & Greenbelt.”

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