Metrorail weekend service for Saturday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 4

Advisory Effective: 12/3/22 - 12/4/22

Summary of weekend service for Saturday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 4:

*Note: updated 11/29 with Blue Line+ service changes; 12/4 with Red Line headway changes

During the weekend of Saturday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 4, Metrorail will open at 7 a.m. and close at 1 a.m. on Saturday, and midnight Sunday. Trains will serve 95 of 97 stations with scheduled maintenance on all lines.  

Construction on the Yellow Line Tunnel and Bridge over the Potomac continues with no Yellow Line service through May 2023. Additional Blue Plus and Green Line service is operating instead. 

Highlights:

Red Line Trains every 12 minutes, operating in two segments: Shady Grove to Twinbrook and Medical Center to Glenmont. White Flint and Grosvenor-Strathmore stations closed. Free shuttle buses provided.

Blue Line Trains every 24 minutes operating between Franconia-Springfield and Downtown Largo. Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory.

Blue Line+ Trains every 24 minutes between Huntington and Reagan National Airport only. Transfer to/from Blue Line to continue trip. 

Orange Line Trains every 24 minutes. 

Silver Line  Trains every 24 minutes operating between Ashburn and Ballston only. Transfer to/from Orange Line to continue trip.

Yellow Line No service. Use Green or Blue lines as alternative. 

Green Line Trains every 8 minutes between Branch Ave and Georgia Ave; with every other train continuing onto Greenbelt providing service between Georgia Ave and Greenbelt every 16 minutes. Single tracking between Fort Totten and Hyattsville Crossing.  

Service Information:


Red Line Red Line

  • Trains every 12 minutes.  
  • Due to radio cable installation:
    • Trains operate between Shady Grove and Twinbrook and Medical Center and Glenmont.
    • North Bethesda and Grosvenor-Strathmore closed.
    • Free shuttle buses provided.
    • Please allow additional travel time to account for shuttle buses. 

Blue Line  Blue Line & Blue Line+ Blue Plus

  • Normal Blue Line train service every 24 minutes between Franconia-Springfield and Downtown Largo.
  • Blue Plus train service every 24 minutes between Huntington and Reagan National Airport only. Transfer to/from Blue Line to continue trip.

  • Due to aerial structure repairs:
    • Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory. 

Orange Line Orange Line

  • Trains every 24 minutes.
  • Due to aerial structure repairs:
    • Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory.

Silver LineSilver Line

  • Trains every 24 minutes.
  • Due to aerial structure repairs:
    • Trains operate between Ashburn and Ballston only.
    • Transfer to/from Orange Line to continue trip. 

Yellow Line  Yellow Line

No Yellow Line train service through May 2023.
  • Yellow Line trains will be served by the Blue or Green lines instead.
    • Due to aerial structure repairs:
      Blue Plus service will operate between Huntington and Reagan National Airport only this weekend. 
    • Additional Green Line service will operate between Branch Ave and Greenbelt.

Green Line Green Line
  • Trains every 8 minutes between Branch Ave and Georgia Ave; every 16 minutes between Georgia Ave and Greenbelt.
     
  • Due to rail and fastener renewal:
    • Single tracking between Fort Totten and Hyattsville Crossing.
    • Trains operate in two segments: between Branch Ave and Georgia Ave, with every other train operating from Branch Ave continuing to Greenbelt. 

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].