Posted: Jul 02, 2013 Expiration: Jul 07, 2013
Weekend service adjustments July 5-7 due to rebuilding
Metro's multi-year rebuilding effort will continue over the weekend of July 5-7 with service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. Friday night and continuing through system closing on Sunday on the Blue and Orange lines only.
There is no scheduled work this weekend on the Red, Green or Yellow lines. Trains on these lines will operate on a regular weekend schedule.
Metro is investing $5.5 billion to install new rail, ties, platforms, escalators, signals, lighting, communication systems, and more. It represents the largest capital investment -- and work effort -- since the system's original construction in the early 1970s.
Red Line Regular service (no scheduled work)
Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri., July 5 through closing Sun., July 7
Buses replace trains between Stadium-Armory & Cheverly
Orange Line trains will operate as follows:
Free shuttle buses will replace Orange Line trains between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly to allow for ongoing platform reconstruction at Deanwood and Minnesota Ave stations.
Stations closed: Deanwood & Minnesota Ave
Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri., July 5 through closing Sun., July 7
Buses replace trains between Stadium-Armory & Benning Road
Blue Line trains will operate as follows:
Free shuttle buses will replace Blue Line trains between Stadium-Armory and Benning Road to allow for ongoing platform reconstruction, rail joint and fastener renewal, and grout pad rehabilitation.
Stations closed: None
Yellow Line Regular service (no scheduled work)
Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington & Fort Totten throughout the weekend.
Green Line Regular service (no scheduled work)
For more information
For schedules, real-time train arrivals and station information, visit wmata.com. Metro riders can access Metro's new mobile website by entering wmata.com into their smartphone browser. For assistance by phone, call Metro customer information at (202) 637-7000 [TTY 202-638-3780].