Metrorail weekday service adjustments for Monday, August 2 through Friday, August 6

Advisory Effective: 8/2/21 - 8/6/21

Beginning this week, Monday, August 2 through Friday, August 6, Metrorail operating hours are expanding with trains running until midnight seven days a week. Service will begin at 5 a.m. weekdays, serving 87 of 91 stations, with normal daytime service on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines and scheduled service adjustments on the Red, Yellow and Green lines and after 9 p.m. on the Blue Line. 

Customers are advised of the following capital construction projects:

Due to the Platform Improvement Project on the Green and Yellow lines four stations - West Hyattsville, Prince George's Plaza, College Park-U of Md and Greenbelt - will be closed for platform reconstruction and station improvements through September 6. During this time, free shuttle buses will be provided for customers to/from the closed stations. 

On the Red Line continuing through August 29, Metro will be performing work on a Tunnel Ventilation Improvement Project that will allow the installation of new, more powerful smoke evacuation fans adjacent to the Woodley Park and Cleveland Park stations. While construction is underway, Red Line trains will continuously single track between Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations. An additional weekend closure is scheduled for August 28-29.

Highlights:

Red Line Single tracking between Van Ness and Dupont Circle. Trains every 18 minutes. Additional trains - every 9 minutes - between Farragut North and Glenmont until 7 p.m.

Orange Line Silver Line Normal service.

Blue Line After 9 p.m., Monday - Thursday only, single tracking between Braddock Rd and Van Dorn St. Trains every 24 minutes.

Yellow Line Trains operate between Huntington and Mt Vernon Sq only.

Green Line No train service to West Hyattsville, Prince George's Plaza, College Park-U of Md and Greenbelt. Free shuttle buses provided. 

Under federal law and for your safety and the safety of others, customers are required to wear face masks while traveling on Metro buses, trains, MetroAccess vehicles and at indoor stations.


Red Line Red Line

Weekday intervals: Trains every 18 minutes (every 9 minutes between Glenmont - Farragut North) until 7 p.m.

Weeknights: Trains every 18 minutes.

  • Due to Tunnel Ventilation Improvement Project
    • Single tracking between Van Ness and Dupont Circle.
    • Trains every 18 minutes with additional trains (every 9 minutes) between Farragut North and Glenmont until 7 p.m.

Blue Line Blue Line

Regular daytime intervals: Trains every 12 minutes until 7 p.m.

Weeknights: Monday - Thursday, trains every 20 minutes until 9 p.m., then every 24 minutes until closing. Friday, trains every 20 minutes.

  • Monday - Thursday, due to building construction activity and precast panel installation:
    • Single tracking between Braddock Rd and Van Dorn St.

Orange Line Orange Line

Regular daytime intervals: Trains every 12 minutes until 7 p.m.

Weeknights: Trains every 20 minutes.


Silver Line Silver Line

Regular daytime intervals: Trains every 12 minutes until 7 p.m.

Weeknights: Trains every 20 minutes.


Yellow Line Yellow Line

Regular daytime intervals: Trains every 12 minutes until 7 p.m.

Weeknights: Trains every 20 minutes. 

  • Due to the Platform Improvement Project:
    • Trains operate between Huntington and Mt Vernon Sq only.
    • Customers traveling to stations north of Mt Vernon Sq should transfer to the Green Line. 
    • View here for additional travel alternatives. 

Green Line Green Line

Daytime intervals: Trains every 12 minutes until 7 p.m.

Weeknights: Regular intervals, trains every 20 minutes.

  • Due to the Platform Improvement Project:
    • West Hyattsville, Prince George's Plaza, College Park-U of Md and Greenbelt closed.
    • Free shuttle buses replace trains between Fort Totten and Greenbelt as follows:
      • Limited stop shuttle between Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md and Fort Totten.
      • Limited stop shuttle between Prince George's Plaza, West Hyattsville and Fort Totten.
      • Local shuttle between Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md, Prince George's Plaza and West Hyattsville.

    •  View here for additional travel alternatives. 

For more information:
Schedules, real-time train arrivals and station information are available at wmata.com. For assistance by phone, call Metro customer information at (202) 637-7000 [TTY 202-638-3780].