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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work – Red Line Blues, Green Line Gold

by Prince Of Petworth November 3, 2017 at 3:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Jordan Barab

From WMATA:

“Weekend service adjustments November 3-5 for scheduled maintenance

Highlights

Green Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals
Red and Orange line trains will operate every 30 minutes
Silver, Yellow and Blue line trains will operate every 15 minutes
There will be no Yellow Line service between Fort Totten & National Airport. Use Blue Line trains for travel to/from Downtown DC.
On Sunday from 8:00AM until 2:00PM, a quarterly emergency drill will further impact Yellow and Blue line trains, see below for details.

Red Line
Trains every 30 minutes | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday

Trains will operate every 30 minutes between Shady Grove and Glenmont with additional trains between Farragut North and Glenmont 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Single tracking between Medical Center & Twinbrook to allow for the expanded leak mitigation pilot and perform rail and fastener renewal.

Orange Line
Trains every 30 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Sunday

Single tracking between West Falls Church and Vienna to allow for switch maintenance.

Silver Line
Trains every 15 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Sunday

Silver Line trains will operate every 15 minutes to coordinate with work on the Orange Line.

Blue Line
Trains every 15 minutes | 10:00PM Friday until closing Sunday

Blue Line trains will operate every 15 minutes to coordinate with work on the Orange Line.

On Sunday 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn Street stations will be closed to allow for a quarterly safety drill. Free shuttle buses will operate between Franconia-Springfield, Van Dorn Street and Eisenhower Avenue stations. Blue Line trains will operate every 15 minutes between Huntington and Largo Town Center during this time.

Yellow Line
Trains every 15 minutes | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday

Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and National Airport only to allow for work on the Yellow Line bridge. Customers traveling to/from other stations should use Blue and/or Green Line trains to complete their trip. At National Airport, transfer between Yellow and Blue line trains on the same platform.

Sunday 8:00AM until 2:00PM, to allow for a quarterly emergency drill, there will be no Yellow Line service.

Blue Line trains will operate between Huntington and Largo Town Center. Free shuttle buses will operate between Franconia-Springfield, Van Dorn Street and Eisenhower Avenue stations.

Customers traveling to National Airport should transfer to Blue Line trains at L’Enfant Plaza.

Green Line

Regular weekend service”

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