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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work Features A Lot of Single Tracking

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Photo by PoPville flickr user John Sonderman

From WMATA:

“Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of May 13-15 with service adjustments on all six lines. Trains will operate as follows:

Red Line trains will operate every 18 minutes.
Orange and Blue Line trains will operate every 20 minutes.
Silver Line trains will operate every 12 minutes between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston only.
Yellow Line trains will operate every 24 minutes between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Sq only.
Green Line trains will operate every 24 minutes.

Red Line
Trains every 18 minutes | 12:01AM Saturday until closing Sunday

Single tracking between Dupont Circle & Van Ness to allow for rail, tie, fastener and insulator renewal.

Orange Line
Trains every 20 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Sunday

Single tracking between McPherson Square & Smithsonian to allow for rail fastener and stud renewal and restraining rail maintenance.

Silver Line
Trains every 12 minutes between Wiehle-Reston East & Ballston only | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday

Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston only. Customers traveling to/from other stations should use Orange and/or Blue line trains to complete their trip. At Ballston, transfer between Silver and Orange line trains on the same platform.

Blue Line
Trains every 20 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Sunday

Single tracking between McPherson Square & Smithsonian to allow for rail fastener and stud renewal and restraining rail maintenance.

Yellow Line
Trains every 24 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Sunday

All trains will operate to/from Mt. Vernon Sq rather than Fort Totten. Customers traveling to/from stations north of Mt. Vernon Sq should use a Green Line train to complete their trip.

Yellow Line train frequencies are adjusted to coordinate with Green Line single tracking.

Green Line
Trains every 24 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Sunday

Single tracking between Georgia Av-Petworth & Prince George’s Plaza to allow for switch replacement and communication cable installation.”

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