Advisory

Posted: Feb 14, 2013 Expiration: Feb 19, 2013

Red Line weekend single tracking February 15-18

Friday, February 15 at 10 p.m. until system closing Monday, February 18

Red Line trains will single track between Rhode Island Avenue and Takoma, resulting in the following weekend service adjustments:

  • Trains between Shady Grove and Glenmont will operate every 20 minutes.
  • On Saturday and Sunday, between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., additional trains will operate between Shady Grove and NoMa-Gallaudet, resulting in service about every 10 minutes between those stations.
  • (updated) On Monday, between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., additional trains will operate between Shady Grove and NoMa-Gallaudet, resulting in service about every 10 minutes between those stations.
  • Customers traveling through the work zone should allow about 15 minutes of additional travel time.

This advisory has been updated to reflect a change in service information. 

Other weekend advisories: Orange Line | Blue Line | Green Line

Customer Service is available by calling 202-637-7000 or TTY 202-638-3780.

This ongoing effort to rebuild and upgrade the Metrorail system to provide safer and more reliable service is part of Metro Forward, a six-year, $5 billion Capital Improvement Program (CIP) that is focused on safety and bringing the Metro system into a state of good repair.

In FY2012, Metro Forward includes projects to replace escalators; retrofit track; replace critical track circuitry and equipment along the right of way; rehabilitate third-rail power systems, running rail and track pads; modernize 12 stations; replace 100 Metro buses and the rehabilitate 100 more; renovate three bus garages; and install 30 new track turnouts.

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