Posted: Jun 24, 2014 Expiration: Jun 30, 2014
Weekend service adjustments June 27-29 for rebuilding
Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of June 27-29 with service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. Friday night and continuing through system closing on Sunday. (Note: The Red Line service adjustment will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.)
Orange and Green line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals. Blue and Yellow line trains will operate every 20 minutes. Buses replace Red Line trains between Woodley Park and Gallery Place beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.
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.
Buses replace trains between Woodley Park and Gallery Place
Red Line trains will operate as follows, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday:
Stations Closed: Dupont Circle, Farragut North and the Red Line platform at Metro Center
Free shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains between Woodley Park and Gallery Place. Shuttle buses will operate on two routes:
Last Train Time Changes:
Work Performed: Ceiling rehabilitation and communications system upgrades
Regular weekend service
At East Falls Church, all trains will arrive on the New Carrollton side of the platform to allow crews to renew rail ties and insulators.
Trains every 20 minutes
Blue Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.
Work Performed: Switch installation, rail fastener and grout pad renewal between Reagan National Airport and Braddock Road stations.
Trains every 20 minutes between Huntington and Mt Vernon Sq only
Yellow Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend. All trains will operate to/from Mt Vernon Sq, rather than Fort Totten. If you are traveling to or from a station north of Mt Vernon Sq, use a Green Line train to complete your trip.
Work Performed: Switch installation, rail fastener and grout pad renewal between National Airport and Braddock Road.
Regular weekend service
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].