SafeTrack Surge#15 Orange Line: New Carrollton to Stadium-Armory

SafeTrack Surge #15 will result in a shutdown on a portion of the Orange Line between New Carrollton and Stadium-Armory stations from May 16 through June 15, 2017.


  • New Carrollton, Landover, Cheverly, Deanwood and Minnesota Ave stations closed.
  • Orange Line trains will operate near normal service between Vienna and Largo Town Center.
  • Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Stadium-Armory every 12 minutes.

SafeTrack Surge #15 Map

On Weekdays:

  • Limited free shuttle buses will replace trains between New Carrollton and Stadium-Armory.
  • New Carrollton, Landover, Cheverly, Deanwood and Minnesota Ave stations closed.
  • Orange Line trains will run near normal service every 6-8 minutes between Vienna and Largo Town Center.
  • Silver Line trains will run every 12-minutes between Wiehle-Reston East and Stadium-Armory.
  • During midday and evenings trains will run every 12 minutes.
  • After 10:00 p.m. trains will run every 20 minutes.

Weekend train frequencies may change to coordinate with other planned track work on the Metrorail system. Weekend service information is posted in the Alerts & Advisories section.


Map of full service impacts 


Prince George's County SafeTrack Page - Information and alternatives for commuters in Prince George's County during SafeTrack
Fairfax County SafeTrack Page
- Resources for commuters in Fairfax County during Metro's continuing track work
MARC SafeTrack page - Information on using MARC as an alternative during Metro's SafeTrack project

  • Customers who normally park and ride at New Carrollton should consider using Greenbelt (Green Line) or Largo Town Center (Blue/Orange lines).
  • Customers traveling weekdays between New Carrollton and downtown should consider taking the MARC Penn Line and transfer to Metro at Union Station.
  • Additional weekday rush hour service will operate on Metrobus Route U7 connecting Deanwood and Minnesota Ave.


New Carrollton

F12  New Carrollton - Landover - Cheverly
F13  New Carrollton - Cheverly
F14 New Carrollton - Capitol Heights - Addison Rd - Naylor  Road
G12, 14 New Carrollton - Greenbelt
T14 New Carrollton - Rhode Island Ave Metro
T18 New Carrollton - Rhode Island Ave Metro


A12 Landover Addison Rd - Capital Heights
F12 New Carrollton - Landover - Cheverly


F1 Takoma -  West Hyattsville - Cheverly
F2 Takoma West Hyattsville - Cheverly
F8 Cheverly - West Hyattsville - Prince George's Plaza - Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center
F12 Cheverly -  Landover - New Carrollton
F13  Cheverly - New Carrollton


U7 Deanwood - Minnesota Ave
W4 Deanwood - Benning Rd - Congress Heights - Anacostia
R12 Deanwood - College Park - Greenbelt
V14 Deanwood - Addison Rd

Minnesota Ave

U7 Minnesota Ave - Deanwood
V2, V4 Capitol Heights - Minnesota Ave - Potomac Ave - Navy Yard - Anacostia
X1 Minnesota Ave - Union Station - Federal Triangle - Foggy Bottom-GWU
X2 Minnesota Ave - Gallery Place - McPherson Sq - Lafayette Square
X3 Minnesota Ave - NoMa-Gallaudet U - U St
X9 Capitol Heights - Minnesota Ave - Gallery Place - Metro Center


New Carrollton to Greenbelt
16 New Carrollton to Greenbelt (via Doctor's Community Hospital/Beltway Plaza)
18 Addison Rd - Cheverly - Prince George's Plaza
23 Cheverly - Addison Rd



For customers driving on I-95 or the BW Parkway from points northeast of DC, consider taking the MARC Penn Line (via Bowie State or New Carrollton) downtown.

During Surge #15 MARC's Penn Line will add more rail cars to trains for added capacity.


Current Park & Ride customers at New Carrollton, Landover, Cheverly, Deanwood or Minnesota Ave should consider using Park & Ride facilities on the Green Line (College Park, Prince George's Plaza, West Hyattsville, Fort Totten) or Blue Line (Largo Town Center, Morgan Blvd, Addison Rd, Capitol Heights)


Capital Bikeshare- A bike transit service of the departments of transportation in the District of Columbia, Arlington County, the City of Alexandria and Montgomery County
  • As an alternative to regular membership options (starting at $8/day), CaBi is offering a flat $2 fare for single trips under 30 minutes.

Washington Area Bicyclist Association - Tips and directions on the best bike routes during Metro's SafeTrack program.


Commuter Connections
- Provides commute options to get to work and get you home in an unexpected emergency. Among many services, it offers ridematching for carpools and administers the Guaranteed Ride Home program.

RideSmart Solutions - Guide to alternative transportation options in Prince George's County.

Maryland RideShare - Program offered by the MTA's Commuter Assistance Office that enables thousands of commuters to reduce their commuting costs through the use of carpooling, vanpooling and various alternative commute options.

Fairfax County Ride Sources - The RideSources program provides commuters with free ridesharing information, including ridematching assistance to form or join carpools or vanpools.

Vanpool Alliance - A public-private partnership to support vanpool riders and providers in Northern Virginia.


If you have any questions or need assistance planning your trip, please call Metro Customer Service at (202) 637-7000.