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Metrorail Track Work Schedule October 16-18

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Via WMATA, reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of October 16-18 with track work and service adjustments on five of six lines beginning at 10:00 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday.

  • Green Line trains operate at regular weekend intervals.
  • Red, Orange, Silver, Blue and Yellow line trains will operate every 24 minutes.

Red Line

Trains every 24 minutes

Single tracking in two zones to allow for communication cable, rail tie, fastener and insulator renewal:

  • Between Dupont Circle & Van Ness
  • Between Takoma & Silver Spring 

Orange Line

Trains every 24 minutes

Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory to allow for emergency call box replacement, rail tie, fastener and insulator renewal.

Silver Line

Trains every 24 minutes

Single tracking between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory to allow for emergency call box replacement, rail tie, fastener and insulator renewal.

Blue Line

Trains every 24 minutes

Single tracking in two zones:

  • Between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory to allow for emergency call box replacement, rail tie, fastener and insulator renewal
  • Between Arlington Cemetery and Pentagon to allow for joint elimination, rail tie, fastener and insulator renewal.

Yellow Line

Trains every 24 minutes Huntington to Mt. Vernon Sq only

Single tracking between L’Enfant Plaza and Pentagon City to allow for joint elimination, rail tie, fastener and insulator renewal. All trains will operate to/from Mt Vernon Square, rather than Fort Totten. Customers traveling to/from stations north of Mt. Vernon Sq should use a Green Line train to complete their trip.

Green Line

Regular weekend service

Lee Hernly, Editor
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