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Heads Up Metro Riders “buses will replace trains between Dupont Circle and Judiciary Square throughout the weekend.”


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From WMATA:

“This weekend, Feb. 9-10, Metro will work around the clock to install new, brighter lighting at Farragut North and the Red Line platforms of Metro Center and Gallery Place stations. Due to the location of the lights in the middle of the tracks, trains cannot operate on either track while the work is taking place. As a result, buses will replace trains between Dupont Circle and Judiciary Square throughout the weekend.

Crews will replace outmoded and inefficient fluorescent lighting with new LED lighting that will reduce average energy usage by nearly 70 percent per platform. On an annual basis, the average energy savings per station is enough to power 40 homes.”

And for the other lines:

Orange Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Due to rebuilding on other lines, Orange Line trains will operate every 20-24 minutes.

Silver Line

Trains operate between Wiehle-Reston East and New Carrollton
Trains every 20 minutes

Due to grout pad renewal between Stadium-Armory and Addison Road, Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and New Carrollton.

Customers traveling to/from Benning Rd, Capitol Heights, Addison Rd, Morgan Blvd and Largo Town Center should use Blue Line trains to complete their trip.

Blue Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Due to grout pad renewal, Blue line trains will single track between Stadium-Armory and Addison Road

Yellow Line

Regular weekend intervals
10:00 p.m. until close, Saturday & Sunday, trains operate regular weekend intervals between Huntington and Georgia Ave-Petworth

Customers traveling to/from Fort Totten should use the Green Line to complete their trip.

Green Line

Regular weekend intervals

Due to rail and fastener renewal, Green Line trains will single track between Fort Totten & Prince George’s Plaza from 10:00 p.m. until close Saturday & Sunday”

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