Metro News Release

For immediate release: November 19, 2012

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Thanksgiving weekend service information

Thanksgiving weekend service information

UPDATE:  Metro will perform platform repairs at Brookland Station beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, November 23.  As a result, Red Line trains will single track between Rhode Island Avenue and Fort Totten stations from 9 p.m. Friday through system closing.  Customers should allow about 5 minutes of additional time.

Metro will take a short break from scheduled track work over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Thursday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 25.  Scheduled track work will resume Sunday evening on the Red and Blue lines.

Service Information for Thanksgiving Day

  • Metrorail will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day.  The rail system will open at 7 a.m. and close at midnight.  Off-peak fares will be in effect all day, and parking will be free at Metro-operated facilities.
  • Metrobus service will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day.  Customers should check bus timetables for details.
  • MetroAccess will operate during the same hours as Metrorail and Metrobus.  Subscription trips will be cancelled on the holiday.

On Friday, Nov. 23, Metrorail and Metrobus will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

 

Traveling to/from Washington Union Station (Amtrak, VRE, MARC and Intercity Bus services)

Union Station is served by Metrorail's Red Line.

Traveling to/from Reagan National Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is served by Metrorail's Blue and Yellow lines.

Traveling to/from Washington Dulles International Airport

Travelers have two options to reach Washington Dulles International Airport:

  • Take the 5A Metrobus from L’Enfant Plaza or Rosslyn Metrorail stations. The 5A provides direct service to the airport for $6. View timetable
  • Take Metro’s Orange Line to West Falls Church and then take the Washington Flyer bus to the airport.

Traveling to/from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Travelers can reach the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport the airport by riding Metro’s Green Line to the Greenbelt Metrorail station and transferring to the B30 Metrobus, which provides direct service from the train station to the airport for $6. Metro will monitor ridership and place additional buses into service as needed.  View timetable

 

 

News release issued at 9:36 am, November 19, 2012.


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