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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – “service adjustments on all six rail lines”

by Prince Of Petworth February 6, 2015 at 3:10 pm 5 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user JJ Jackson

From WMATA:

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of February 6-8 with service adjustments on all six rail lines.

This weekend, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains will run every 16 minutes. Red Line trains will run every 15 minutes with additional trains providing service every 8-10 minutes between Friendship Heights and Silver Spring 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 Friendship Heights & 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 between Medical Center and Friendship Heights.

Orange Line
Trains every 16 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend.

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

Silver Line
Trains every 16 minutes

Silver Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend to coordinate with rebuilding on other lines.

Blue Line
Trains every 16 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend to coordinate with rebuilding on other lines.

Yellow Line
Trains every 16 minutes (Huntington to Mt. Vernon Sq only)

Yellow Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend between Huntington & Mt. Vernon Sq only. Customers traveling to/from stations north of Mt. Vernon Sq should use a Green Line train to complete your trip.

Work Performed: Joint elimination, leak mitigation, track fastener and insulator renewal for a safer ride between L’Enfant Plaza and Pentagon City.

Green Line
Trains every 16 minutes

Green Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work Performed: Joint elimination, leak mitigation, track fastener and insulator renewal for a safer ride between L’Enfant Plaza and Navy Yard-Ballpark.”

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