SafeTrack Surge #5: East Falls Church to Ballston

East Falls Church to Ballston, Continuous Single Tracking July 20 -31

Renewal of rail and power infrastructure on this portion of the Orange and Silver lines, including crossties, fasteners, and power cables  

The critical tasks completed during the surge include:

  • Welded 24 joints on the rail, improving ride quality and safety
  • Replaced over 1400 crossties
  • Replaced over 4600 linear feet of rail
  • Replaced over 2300 fasteners and almost 500 studs, some of which were original components
  • Repaired over 75 power cables  

SafeTrack Photo Gallery (click on photo to view)
D and G junction

Surge #5 Video