Metro News Release

For immediate release: December 27, 2011

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Metro New Year's Weekend Service Information

Metro will operate extra afternoon trains on Friday, Dec. 30, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the three-day New Year's holiday weekend.

Metrorail and Metrobus service will operate on regular weekend schedules on Saturday, Dec. 31, and Sunday, Jan. 1. (Metrorail will remain open until 3 a.m. on New Year's Eve.)

On the observed holiday -- Monday, Jan. 2 -- Metrorail will operate between 7 a.m. and midnight, and Metrobus service will operate on a Sunday schedule. No weekend track work is scheduled. 

Friday, December 30
Normal service with extra afternoon trains for early getaway
Saturday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve)
Normal hours (Metrorail 7 a.m. until 3 a.m.)
Sunday, January 1 (New Year’s Day)
Normal hours (Metrorail 7 a.m. until midnight)
Monday, January 2 (New Year’s Observed)
Holiday service (Metrorail 7 a.m. until midnight) Buses on Sunday schedule.


News release issued at 9:27 am, December 27, 2011.

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