Going To Springfield Mall Via Metro This Weekend? Metro’s Got Track Work Scheduled

by Lee Hernly, Editor

Blue Line – 10 p.m. Friday through closing on Sunday

  • Orange and Blue Line trains will share one track between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory stations while personnel replace rail fasteners.
  • Blue Line trains will share one track between Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn Street while personnel install new rail.
  • Blue Line trains will operate between Largo Town Center and Van Dorn Street stations. A separate shuttle train will operate between Van Dorn Street and Franconia-Springfield.
  • Blue Line trains and the special shuttle train will depart endpoint terminals every 20 minutes.
  • All Blue line customers should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time.

For a complete list of the track work happening this weekend, visit this link.

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October 1, 2011 8:07 am

[…] may want to give yourself a little extra time to get where you’re going. In addition to the planned track work for this weekend, Metro found some cracked rail as well. […]

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