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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work: Rhode Island Avenue and 5 Orange Line stations will be closed

by Prince Of Petworth May 26, 2017 at 2:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Jordan Barab

From WMATA:

“Metro will perform maintenance work over the weekend of May 26-29 to keep trains operating safely and reliably.

Highlights

Green Line trains will operate regular weekend intervals.
Free shuttle buses replace Orange Line trains between Stadium-Armory and New Carrollton due to SafeTrack Surge 15.
Limited shuttle buses replace Red Line trains between NoMa-Gallaudet and Brookland stations.
Blue line trains will operate every 20 minutes.
Silver Line trains will operate every 20 minutes between Wiehle-Reston East and Stadium-Armory only.
Yellow Line trains will operate every 20 minutes between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Square only.

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, The Metrorail system will open at 7 a.m. and close at midnight. Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day, and parking will be free at all Metrorail parking facilities.

Red Line
Buses replace trains between Brookland and NoMa-Gallaudet | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Monday

Red Line trains will operate in two segments:

Between Shady Grove & NoMa-Gallaudet every 10 minutes
Between Brookland & Glenmont every 15 minutes

Rhode Island Avenue station will be closed.

Limited free shuttle buses provide service to Rhode Island Avenue from Brookland-CUA and NoMa-Gallaudet U Please add 12-15 minutes of travel time.

Red Line customers are encouraged to avoid shuttle buses by transferring to Green Line trains at Gallery Place and Fort Totten. Metro recommends using shuttles only for travel to/from Rhode Island Avenue.

Work performed: Communication cable installation and expansion joint and concrete work at Rhode Island Avenue station.

Tap your SmarTrip card each time you enter and exit the Metrorail system. Riders traveling through the work zone will be charged for a single, continuous trip.

Orange Line
SafeTrack Surge 15 | Line segment shut down between Stadium-Armory and New Carrollton

Orange Line trains will operate every 20 minutes between Vienna and Largo Town Center.

New Carrollton, Landover, Cheverly, Deanwood and Minnesota Avenue stations are closed.

Silver Line
SafeTrack Surge 15 | Trains every 20 minutes between Wiehle-Reston East and Stadium-Armory only

Silver Line trains will operate every 20 minutes between Wiehle-Reston East and Stadium-Armory only. Customers traveling to/from other stations should use Orange or Blue line trains to complete their trip. At Stadium-Armory, transfer between Silver and Orange/Blue line trains on the same platform.

Blue Line
Trains every 20 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Monday
Single tracking between National Airport and Braddock Road to allow for rail fastener renewal.

Friday – Sunday 10:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Addison Road and Largo Town Center to allow for radio cable installation for cell phone coverage.

Yellow Line
Trains every 20 minutes between Huntington & Mt. Vernon Sq only | 10:00PM Friday until closing Monday

Single tracking between National Airport and Braddock Road to allow for rail fastener renewal.

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

Green Line
Regular weekend service | 10:00PM Friday until closing Monday”

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