This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Not Bad – “Red and Orange lines on Saturday only”

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Pablo Raw

From WMATA:

“This weekend, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains will operate on a regular weekend schedule. Red and Orange line trains will operate on a regular weekend schedule on Sunday. On Saturday, Red and Orange line trains will run every 16 minutes, rather than every 12 minutes, resulting in an average of two minutes of additional wait time.

Red Line
Trains every 8-16 minutes on Saturday

Saturday only, Red Line trains will operate every 16 minutes between Shady Grove & Glenmont (normal service is every 12 minutes). Additional trains will operate 9AM-9PM between Shady Grove & Silver Spring, providing service every 8-10 minutes between these stations.
On Sunday, Red Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals.

Work Performed: Joint elimination, track fastener and insulator renewal for a safer ride between Silver Spring and Wheaton.

Orange Line
Trains every 16 minutes on Saturday only; regular service on Sunday

Saturday only, Orange Line trains will operate every 16 minutes, rather than every 12 minutes.
On Sunday, Orange Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals.

Work Performed: Platform rehabilitation and emergency call box installation for a safer ride between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly.”

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