Metrorail weekend service adjustments for Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8

Advisory Effective: 8/7/21 - 8/8/21

Summary of  weekend service adjustments for Saturday, August 7 through Sunday, August 8:

During the weekend of Saturday, August 7 through Sunday, August 8, Metrorail will operate from 7:00 a.m. until midnight on Saturday and 8:00 a.m. until midnight on Sunday. Trains will serve 87 of 91 stations with service adjustments on all lines due to scheduled track work and capital construction.

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. While construction is underway, trains will continuously single track between Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations. In addition the work requires a scheduled shutdown this weekend, August 7-8, and August 28-29.

Highlights:

Red Line Buses replace trains between Van Ness and Dupont Circle. Woodley Park and Cleveland Park closed. Trains every 12 minutes operating in two segments - Shady Grove to Van Ness and Dupont Circle to Glenmont.

Blue Line Orange Line Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory. Trains every 24 minutes.

Silver Line Trains every 24 minutes between Wiehle-Reston East and Federal Center SW only.

Green Line Trains operate between Branch Ave and Ft Totten only. West Hyattsville, Prince George's Plaza, College Park-U of Md and Greenbelt closed. Free shuttle buses provided.

Yellow Line Trains operate between Huntington and Mt Vernon Sq only. Customers traveling north of Mt Vernon Square should transfer to the Green Line.

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. 

Service Information:


Red Line Red Line

  • Trains operate every 12 minutes.
  • Due to Tunnel Ventilation Improvement Project:
    • Shutdown between Van Ness and Dupont Circle.
    • Trains will operate in two segments: Shady Grove to Van Ness and Dupont Circle to Glenmont.
    • No train service at Woodley Park and Cleveland Park.
    • Free shuttle buses provided. 

Blue Line  Blue Line

  • Trains operate every 24 minutes.
  • Due to grout pad rehabilitation:
    • Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory.

Orange Line Orange Line 

  • Trains operate every 24 minutes.
  • Due to grout pad rehabilitation:
    • Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory.

Silver Line  Silver Line

  • Trains operate every 24 minutes between Wiehle-Reston East and Federal Center SW only.
    • Customers traveling between Federal Center SW and Largo should transfer to the Blue Line to continue trip.

Yellow Line  Yellow Line

  • Trains operate every 15-20 minutes.
  • Due to the summer 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

  • Trains operate every 15 -20 minutes.
  • Due to the summer Platform Improvement Project:
    • Trains operate between Branch Ave and Ft Totten only.
    • West Hyattsville, Prince George's Plaza, College Park-U of Md, and Greenbelt closed.
    • Free shuttle buses will be provided as follows:
    • Limited stop service between Greenbelt, College Park- U of Md & Fort Totten.
    • Limited stop service between Prince George’s Plaza, West Hyattsville & Fort Totten.
    • Local service between Greenbelt, College Park- U of Md Prince George’s Plaza & 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].