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Metro Storm Update – Metrobus will be on a “SEVERE snow service plan” and Metro Trains “will operate on a Saturday schedule”

by Prince Of Petworth March 13, 2017 at 5:16 pm 9 Comments

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From WMATA:

Metrorail
• Trains are expected to operate on a regular weekday schedule on Monday evening. The rail system will close at midnight (normal time).
Deicing/snow clearing operations will begin as the storm moves into the region. Metro’s Emergency Operations Center will monitor conditions through the overnight hours.
• On Tuesday, the rail system is expected to open at 5 a.m. with service above and below ground. All stations will be open. Trains will operate on a Saturday schedule (about every 12 minutes on each line).
• SafeTrack single tracking on the Blue and Yellow lines will remain in effect; however, personnel assigned to SafeTrack work will be redeployed to snow-clearing operations.
• On Tuesday, SafeTrack shuttle buses between Franconia-Springfield and Pentagon will not operate.
• Customers are encouraged to sign up for MetroAlerts to receive updates via email or text message.

Metrobus
• Metrobus service on Monday evening may be delayed or detoured due to road/weather conditions.
• On Tuesday, Metrobus will start the day on a SEVERE snow service plan. Only selected routes will operate along major roadways. Use Metrorail as alternate if possible.  View bus routes that operate under the severe plan.
• Allow additional travel time. Check wmata.com before traveling.
• Customers are encouraged to sign up for MetroAlerts to receive updates via email or text message.

MetroAccess
• MetroAccess service for customers with disabilities is SUSPENDED as of 4 p.m. Monday.
• MetroAccess service will remain SUSPENDED all day Tuesday.
• A time for service restoration has not yet been determined.”

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