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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work

by Prince Of Petworth February 27, 2015 at 3:10 pm 0

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Nathan Jones

From WMATA:

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of February 27 – March 1.

This weekend, Silver Line trains will operate at regular intervals. Green Line trains will run on a regular weekend schedule between College Park and Branch Ave stations. At Greenbelt Station only, buses will replace trains on Saturday and Sunday.

Orange, Blue, and Yellow line trains will operate every 20 minutes. Red Line trains will run every 8-15 minutes.

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 & Silver Spring: every 8-10 minutes Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-9PM only

Work Performed: Joint elimination, track fastener and insulator renewal for a safer ride will cause Red Line trains to share one track between Medical Center and Friendship Heights

Orange Line
Trains every 20 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend

Work Performed: Platform rehabilitation will cause Orange Line trains to share one track between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly

Silver Line
Regular weekend service

Blue Line
Trains every 20 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend

Work Performed: Rail renewal for a safer ride will cause Blue Line trains to share one track between Reagan National Airport and Pentagon stations

Yellow Line
Trains every 20 minutes (Huntington to 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 renewal for a safer ride will cause Yellow Line trains to share one track between Reagan National Airport and Pentagon stations

Green Line
Buses replace trains between College Park and Greenbelt on Saturday and Sunday

Green Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals between Branch Avenue and College Park.

Free shuttle buses will replace Green Line trains between College Park and Greenbelt.

Stations Closed: Greenbelt

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

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