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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work including “Emergency call box and communications cable rehabilitation for a safer ride between L’Enfant Plaza and Pentagon City”

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From WMATA:

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of January 16-18, 2015 with service adjustments on all lines.

This weekend, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains will operate every 20 minutes. Red Line trains will run every 12-22 minutes.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day service information
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 19, Metrorail will open at 5 a.m. and close at midnight. There is no scheduled track work on any line. Due to the holiday, trains will operate at Saturday intervals (every 12 minutes from endpoint terminals). Parking at all Metro-owned lots and garages is free.

Red Line
Trains every 12-22 minutes

From 10 p.m. Friday through closing Sunday, trains will operate every 22 minutes between Shady Grove & Glenmont.
On Saturday and Sunday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., additional trains will run between Friendship Heights & Judiciary Square, resulting in service every 12 to 14 minutes between these stations.

Work Performed: Joint elimination for a safer, smoother ride between Friendship Heights and Medical Center; bridge repair, track, fastener and insulator renewal for more reliable service between Judiciary Square and Rhode Island Avenue.

Orange Line
Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: Rail fastener renewal and joint elimination for a safer, smoother ride between Clarendon & Ballston.

Silver Line
Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: Rail fastener renewal and joint elimination for a safer, smoother ride between Clarendon & Ballston.

Blue Line
Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: Emergency call box and communications cable rehabilitation for a safer ride between Arlington Cemetery and Pentagon City.

Yellow Line
Trains every 20 minutes (Huntington-Fort Totten)

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

Work Performed: Emergency call box and communications cable rehabilitation for a safer ride between L’Enfant Plaza and Pentagon City.

Green Line
Trains every 20 minutes

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

Work Performed: 7000-series test track switch and track installation between College Park and Greenbelt.”

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