Posted: Apr 18, 2012 Expiration: Apr 22, 2012
Red Line weekend track work April 20-22: Buses replace trains between Rhode Island Ave & Silver Spring
Metro's efforts to rebuild the Red Line will continue over the weekend of April 20-22. The work will begin at 10 p.m. Friday, April 20, and continue through system closing on Sunday, April 22.
Buses will replace Red Line trains between Rhode Island Avenue and Silver Spring stations.
The following stations will be closed:
During daytime hours on Saturday and Sunday, Red Line trains will operate every 10 minutes between Shady Grove and Rhode Island Avenue, and between Glenmont and Silver Spring. At other times, trains will operate at regular weekend intervals.
Customers traveling to downtown DC from the eastern side of the Red Line may wish to consider Green Line service as an alternate travel option. Green Line service will operate normally this weekend. Alternatively, consider traveling from stations on the western side of the Red Line (e.g. Grosvenor, White Flint, Twinbrook), where service will operate normally.
Customers traveling through the work zone using shuttle buses should allow 25-30 minutes of additional travel time.
Last train information
On Friday night, the last trains to travel through work zone will be:
On Friday and Saturday nights:
On Sunday night:
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we rebuild the Metrorail system.