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Green Line Gets a Taste of the 7000 Series and Some Serious Weekend Track Work

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2015 at 2:25 pm 9 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Ken Yu

From WMATA:

“Metro’s fourth new 7000-series trainset will enter service Monday, August 17, on the Green Line.

Departing Greenbelt Station at 5:30 a.m. and Branch Avenue Station at 6:25 a.m., the new train will continue in service throughout morning rush hour and will be assigned to the Green Line.”

and

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of August 21-23 with service adjustments on five rail lines beginning at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday.

This weekend, Yellow Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals. Green Line trains will operate every 15 minutes and Red Line trains will operate every 20 minutes.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday through closing Sunday, buses replace Orange Line trains between Eastern Market & Cheverly and Silver & Blue line trains between Eastern Market & Benning Road. Potomac Ave, Stadium-Armory, Minnesota Ave and Deanwood stations will be closed. Trains outside the work area will operate every 15-16 minutes.”

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