Weekend service adjustments Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24

Advisory Effective: 6/18/18 - 6/24/18

Here is a summary of Metrorail service changes for Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 to allow for safety and maintenance work:

  • Yellow and Green line trains operate regular weekend service
  • Red Line trains operate every 9-18 minutes
  • Orange and Silver Line trains operate every 24 minutes
  • Blue Line trains operate regular weekend intervals, Franconia-Springfield to National Airport only (see below for details)

Weeknight service adjustments


Red Line Red Line
Trains every 9-18 minutes 

Red Line trains operate every 18 minutes between Shady Grove and Glenmont with additional trains between Grosvenor and Silver Spring during daytime hours.

Single tracking between Twinbrook and Grosvenor-Strathmore to allow for rail, fastener and cover board renewal.

Orange Line Orange Line
Trains every 24 minutes

Single tracking between Foggy Bottom and Clarendon to allow installation of cable/communication equipment to support cellular service in tunnels and new radio system.

Silver Line Silver Line
Trains every 24 minutes Wiehle-Reston East to Largo Town Center

Single tracking between Foggy Bottom and Clarendon to allow for installation of cable/communication equipment to support cellular service in tunnels and new radio system.


Blue Line Blue Line
Buses replace trains at Arlington Cemetery, trains operate Franconia-Springfield to National Airport only

Blue Line trains will operate regular weekend intervals between Franconia-Springfield and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport only. Customers traveling to other stations should use Silver and/or Yellow line trains to complete their trip.

Free shuttle buses will provide service between Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery stations.

Stations closed: Arlington Cemetery

Work performed: Installation of cable/communication equipment to support cellular service in tunnels and new radio system.

Blue line customers traveling to/from Benning Road, Capitol Heights, Addison Road, Morgan Boulevard and Largo Town Center should use Silver Line trains to complete their trips.

Last Train information: To coordinate with this weekend's service changes, the last Blue Line train will meet customers at National Airport. Customers must take a Silver Line train to L'Enfant Plaza then transfer to a Huntington-bound Yellow Line train upstairs. At National Airport, transfer to the last Blue Line train for service to Van Dorn Street & Franconia-Springfield.


Yellow Line Yellow Line
 Regular weekend service, Huntington to Fort Totten


Green Line Green Line
Regular weekend service


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].