Metrorail Track Work June 19-21, 2015

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Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of June 19-21 with track work and service adjustments on all 6 rail lines beginning at 10:00 PM TONIGHT (Friday) and continuing through system closing on Sunday. On the Red Line during daytime hours, five stations from Shady Grove to Grosvenor have service every 12 minutes, rather than every 6 minutes.

Due to scheduled rebuilding, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains will operate every 20 minutes, rather than every 12-15 minutes.

Red Line

Minor service change affecting five stations

Red Line trains will operate as follows throughout the weekend:

  • Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: regular weekend service (every 12-15 minutes)
  • Between Medical Center & Silver Spring: every 6-8 minutes from 9AM-9PM only

Grout pad rehabilitation, ballast, track fastener and insulator renewal for a safer ride will cause Red Line trains to share one track between Medical Center & Grosvenor.

Orange Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Orange Line trains will share one track between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly to allow for fastener, rail, tie and insulator renewal for a safer ride.

Silver Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Silver Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Silver Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend to coordinate with rebuilding on other lines.

Blue Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Blue Line trains will share one track between Braddock Road and Van Dorn Street to allow for joint elimination, rail, tie and insulator renewal for a safer ride.

Yellow Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Yellow Line trains will operate every 20 minutes between Huntington and Fort Totten.

Yellow Line trains will share one track between Braddock Road and Huntington to allow for joint elimination, rail, tie and insulator renewal for a safer ride.

Green Line

Trains every 20 minutes

Green Line trains will operate every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.

Green Line trains will share one track between Greenbelt and Prince George’s Plaza to allow for ballast work, rail, tie and insulator renewal for a safer ride.

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