Metro News Release

For immediate release: October 30, 2012

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Metro announces limited restoration of rail, bus service
Most service on a Sunday schedule beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday; normal service on Wednesday

 Metro will restore bus and rail service Tuesday afternoon with Sunday-level service on most lines, and expects to resume normal service levels (i.e. rush hour service) for Wednesday morning's commute.

  • Metrorail: Service restoration will begin at 2 p.m.  On all lines, trains will operate at Sunday service intervals until closing.
     
  • Metrobus: Service restoration will begin at 2 p.m.  Buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Tuesday. Certain bus routes that do not operate on Sundays will resume service on a weekday schedule.
     
  • MetroAccess: Service remains cancelled Tuesday and is expected to be restored on Wednesday.

Residual effects of the storm are still possible. Customers traveling today should allow extra time. Buses may encounter detours due to downed trees, power lines or flooding.  Customers are encouraged to sign up for MetroAlerts for notification of delays or detours by email or text message.

News release issued at 9:15 am, October 30, 2012.


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