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Metrorail Track Work – July 16-17

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Track Work this weekend affecting ALL SIX Lines

Via WMATA, reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of July 16-17 with track work and service adjustments on ALL SIX lines.

Trains will operate as follows:

  • Red Line trains will operate every 8-16 minutes.
  • Free shuttle buses replace Yellow and Blue line trains between National Airport and Pentagon City.
  • Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green Line trains operate every 15 minutes.

Red Line

Trains every 8-16 minutes | 10:00PM Friday through closing Sunday

Single tracking between Grosvenor & Twinbrook to allow for concrete column repair.

Red Line trains will operate:

  • Between Shady Grove & Glenmont every 16 minutes.
  • Between Grosvenor & Silver Spring every 8-10 minutes from 9AM to 9PM.

Orange Line

Trains every 15 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 15 minutes to coordinate with work on the Blue Line.

Silver Line

Trains every 15 minutes

Silver Line trains will operate every 15 minutes to coordinate with work on the Blue Line.

Blue Line

Blue Line trains operate every 15 minutes

SafeTrack Surge #4 Line segment shutdown between National Airport and Pentagon City through system closing Monday, July 18.

Blue Line trains will operate as follows:

  • Franconia-Springfield to National Airport
  • Pentagon City to Largo Town Center

Last train times
To allow for shuttle bus connections, the last trains will depart Franconia-Springfield at 10:55 p.m. (34 minutes earlier than normal), Pentagon City at 11:42 p.m. and National Airport at 12:56 a.m. (30 minutes later than normal)

Tap your SmarTrip card each time you enter and exit the Metrorail system. Riders traveling through the work zone will be charged for a single, continuous trip.

Yellow Line

Yellow Line trains operate every 15 minutes

SafeTrack Surge #4 Line segment shutdown between National Airport and Braddock Road through system closing Monday, July 18.

Yellow Line trains will operate as follows:

  • Huntington to National Airport
  • Pentagon City to Greenbelt

Last train times
To allow for shuttle bus connections, the last trains will depart Huntington at 10:53 p.m. (41 minutes earlier than normal), Pentagon City at 11:45 p.m. (3 minutes earlier than normal) and National Airport at 12:56 a.m.(26 minutes later than normal)

Tap your SmarTrip card each time you enter and exit the Metrorail system. Riders traveling through the work zone will be charged for a single, continuous trip.

Green Line

Trains every 15 minutes

Single tracking between Anacostia & Southern Avenue to allow for communication cable installation.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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