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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Most Will Want to Bring a Book

by Prince Of Petworth July 7, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Julian Ortiz

From WMATA:

“Maintenance work over the weekend of July 7-9 to keep trains operating safely and reliably.

Highlights

Yellow and Green line trains operate regular weekend service
Red Line trains will operate every 20 minutes
Buses replace trains between Foggy Bottom and Federal Triangle, see below for details
Silver Line trains operate regular weekend intervals between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston

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

Red Line trains will operate between Shady Grove & Glenmont every 20 minutes.

Single tracking between Fort Totten and Silver Spring to allow for switch maintenance and ballast renewal.

Orange Line
Buses replace trains between Foggy Bottom & Federal Triangle | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday.

Orange Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals between Vienna & Foggy Bottom and between Federal Triangle and New Carrollton.

Free shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

Local will operate in both directions between Foggy Bottom and Federal Triangle making intermediate stops at Farragut West, McPherson Square and Metro Center. Please allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop.
Limited will operate in a one-way loop between:
Foggy Bottom to Metro Center (20 minutes),
Metro Center to Federal Triangle (10 minutes)
Federal Triangle to Foggy Bottom (15 minutes).

Stations closed: Farragut West, McPherson Square and Metro Center (lower level)

To allow for shuttle bus connections, the last trains will depart:

Vienna at 11:49 p.m. Saturday and 9:52 p.m. Sunday (29 & 26 minutes earlier than normal).
New Carrollton at 12:20 a.m. Saturday and 10:20 p.m. Sunday (14 minutes earlier than normal).

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.

Silver Line
Regular weekend intervals between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston only | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday.
Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston only to coordinate with work on the Orange and Blue lines. Customers traveling to/from other stations should use Orange and Blue line trains to complete their trip. At Ballston, transfer between Silver and Orange Line trains on the same platform.

Blue Line
Buses replace trains between Foggy Bottom & Federal Triangle | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday.

Blue Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals between Franconia-Springfield & Foggy Bottom and between Federal Triangle & Largo Town Center.

Free shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

Local will operate in both directions between Foggy Bottom and Federal Triangle making intermediate stops at Farragut West, McPherson Square and Metro Center. Please allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop.
Limited will operate in a one-way loop between:
Foggy Bottom to Metro Center (20 minutes),
Metro Center to Federal Triangle (10 minutes)
Federal Triangle to Foggy Bottom (15 minutes).

Stations closed: Farragut West, McPherson Square and Metro Center (lower level)

To allow for shuttle bus connections, the last trains will depart:

Franconia-Springfield at 11:55 p.m. Saturday and 9:55 p.m. Sunday (31 minutes earlier than normal).
Largo Town Center at 11:26 p.m. Saturday and 10:10 p.m. Sunday (62 & 18 minutes earlier than normal).

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.

Yellow Line
Regular weekend service Huntington to Fort Totten.

Green Line
Regular weekend service”

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