Monday-Thursday service adjustments for maintenance October 16-19

Advisory Effective: 10/16/17 - 10/27/17

Metrorail maintenance work continues this week with the following service adjustments to keep trains operating safely and reliably.

Passengers at stations impacted by these service adjustments are asked to follow Passenger Information Display signs, station announcements or consult a Station Manager for any boarding location changes.


Red Line Red Line
Weeknight: Trains every 20-25 minutes

Monday - Thursday, 9:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Medical Center and Grosvenor to allow for the expansion of the Red Line leak mitigation pilot. This work will continue through Wednesday, November 22.

Orange Line Orange Line
Weeknight: Trains every 20-25 minutes

Monday - Thursday, 10:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Smithsonian and Federal Center SW to allow for ceiling grid and tile installation at L'Enfant Plaza. This work has been extended and will continue Monday - Thursday through November 3.


Silver Line Silver Line
Weeknight: Trains operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston station only.

Monday through Thursday, 10:00 p.m. until closing, Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston only. Customers traveling to/from other stations should use Orange and/or Blue line trains to complete their trip. At Ballston, transfer between Silver and Orange line trains on the same platform. This work has been extended and will continue Monday - Thursday through November 3.

Blue Line Blue Line
Weeknight: Trains every 20-25 minutes

Monday - Thursday, 10:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Smithsonian and Federal Center SW to allow for ceiling grid and tile installation at L'Enfant Plaza. This work has been extended and will continue Monday - Thursday through November 3.

Monday - Thursday, 10:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Braddock Road and National Airport to allow for joint elimination and fastener renewal.


Yellow Line Yellow Line
Weeknight: Trains every 20-25 minutes

Monday - Thursday, 10:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Braddock Road and National Airport to allow for joint elimination and fastener renewal.


Green Line Green Line
Weeknight: Regular service


Start times and work locations may change based on operational needs and conditions.

For more information:

  • Schedules, real-time train arrivals and station information are available at wmata.com.
  • Metro riders can access Metro's 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].