Washington, DC Metro track work information is available to help visitors and riders plan ahead for weekend travel changes. Metro is investing in the reconstruction of its Metrorail system, and track work is expected on most weekends. Weekly updates are provided to inform travelers which lines are affected. This is a weekly press release provided by Metro. Service changes continue through closing on Sunday night.
Weekend service changes, according to Metro:
- Orange, Silver and Blue line trains operate regular weekend intervals
- No Yellow Line train service
- Red Line trains operate every 28 minutes
- Green Line trains operate every 15 minutes
Trains every 28 minutes
Single tracking between Farragut North and Union Station to allow for communication cable installation.
Regular weekend intervals, Wiehle-Reston East to New Carrollton
Silver Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals between Wiehle-Reston East and New Carrollton.Customers traveling to/from Benning Rd, Capitol Heights, Addison Rd, Morgan Blvd and Largo Town Center should use Blue Line trains.
Regular weekend intervals
Single tracking between Addison Road and Morgan Boulevard to allow for rail fastener, stud and grout pad renewal.
No Yellow Line train service
Free shuttle buses will operate between Huntington, Eisenhower Avenue and King Street. Please allow 15 minutes of travel time for each station stop
Train service at stations north of King Street provided by Blue and Green line trains.
Yellow Line bridge inspection, exhaust fan inspection, switch fastener and stud renewal.
Trains every 15 minutes
Single tracking between Southern Avenue and Naylor Road to allow for rail, fastener and stud renewal.
For more information:
For schedules, real-time train arrivals and station information, visit 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].”
For more information on traveling by Metrobus or Metrorail, visit wmata.com.
* Photo Credit: WMATA Photograph by Larry Levine
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