Metrorail Service Adjustments – Sunday, July 30

Metrorail weekend service adjustments continue Sunday July 30 for scheduled maintenance

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Via WMATA, reconstruction of the Metrorail system continues Sunday, July 30 with track work and service adjustments on two (2) of six (6) Metrorail lines.

Trains will operate as follows:

  • Orange, Silver, Blue and Green line trains operate regular weekend service
  • Free shuttle buses replace Red Line trains between Friendship Heights and Grosvenor
  • Yellow Line trains operate regular weekend intervals between Huntington and National Airport only.

Red Line

Buses replace trains between Friendship Heights and Grosvenor | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday.

Red Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals between Shady Grove & Grosvenor and betweenFriendship Heights & Glenmont. Additional trains will operate between Farragut North & Silver Springbetween 9:00AM & 9:00PM.

Free shuttle buses will operate on two routes:

  • Local will operate between Grosvenor and Friendship Heights making intermediate stops at Medical Center and Bethesda. Please allow 10 minutes of travel time for each station stop.
  • Express will operate between Grosvenor and Friendship Heights only.

Stations closed: Medical Center and Bethesda.

To allow for shuttle bus connections, the last trains will depart:

  • Shady Grove at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, 40 minutes earlier than normal, 10:25 p.m. Sunday, regular time.
  • Glenmont at 12:33 a.m. Saturday and 10:33 Sunday, regular time.

Work performed: Red Line leak mitigation pilot. This work will continue each weekend through August 6.

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.


Orange Line

Regular weekend service


Silver Line

Regular weekend service

Friday – Saturday, 10:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Stadium-Armory & Addison Rd to allow for communication cable installation for cell phone coverage.


Blue Line

Regular weekend service

Friday – Saturday, 10:00 p.m. until closing, single tracking between Stadium-Armory & Addison Rd to allow for communication cable installation for cell phone coverage.


Yellow Line

Regular weekend intervals Huntington to National Airport only. | 7:00AM Saturday until closing Sunday

From 7:00 a.m. Saturday until closing Sunday, trains will operate at regular weekend intervals, every 12-15 minutes between Huntington & National Airport only. There will be no Yellow Line service between National Airport and Washington, DC. Customers traveling to/from stations north of National Airport should use a Blue Line train and transfer at L’Enfant Plaza to the Green Line to complete their trip.

Work performed: Grout pad renewal on the Potomac River bridge. This work will continue each weekend through July 30.


Green Line

Regular weekend service

Travel Tips

Metrobus service may provide an alternate travel option for some riders. To check, plan your trip using Trip Planner and select the bus only option.

Before traveling, consult the trip planner to check the special schedule and reduce your wait time. Trip Planner is updated to reflect weekend rebuilding schedules on Fridays; please check on Friday afternoon or later.

For more information:

Schedules, real-time train arrivals and station information are available at wmata.com. For assistance by phone, call Metro customer information at (202) 637-7000 [TTY 202-638-3780].

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