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Metrorail Weekend Track Work April 26 – 28, 2019

This weekend (Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 29, 2019) most Metrorail lines will run on a regular weekend schedule except for the Blue & Yellow lines.(Photo via Barbara Krawcowicz, on Flickr)

This weekend (Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 29, 2019) most Metrorail lines will run on a regular weekend schedule. The only exceptions are the Blue and Yellow Line, where trains will run on altered schedules due to single tracking between Pentagon City & National Airport.

SUMMARY

  •  (RED Line) Trains every 6-12 minutes
  • (ORANGE Line) Regular service levels between West Falls Church & New Carrollton (see below for details)
  • (SILVER Line) Trains every 12-16 minutes
  • (BLUE Line) Trains every 20 minutes
  • (YELLOW Line) Trains every 20 minutes to Mt Vernon Sq, 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • (GREEN Line) Regular service

SERVICE INFORMATION

Red Line

  • Saturday
    • Trains every 6 minutes between Shady Grove & Farragut North from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
    • Trains every 12 minutes between Glenmont & Shady Grove
  • Sunday
    • Buses replace trains between Van Ness and Medical Center until 2:00 p.m.
    • Trains every 10 minutes between Shady Grove & Medical Center and Van Ness & Glenmont until 2:00 p.m.
    • Regular service levels 2:00 p.m. until close

Due to rail renewal and joint elimination, Red Line trains will single track between Judiciary Square and Union Station all day Saturday and Sunday after 10:00 p.m.

Due to a quarterly emergency drill Sunday morning, Tenleytown, Friendship Heights and Bethesda will be closed until 2:00 p.m. Customers traveling through the closure should allow 15 minutes per station stop.

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


Orange Line

  • Buses replace trains between Vienna & West Falls Church
  • Orange Line trains operate regular service levels between West Falls Church & New Carrollton
  • Customers traveling between Vienna & West Falls Church should allow 15 minutes per station stop
Due to aerial structure repairs and track maintenance, Vienna and Dunn Loring stations will be closed.

Silver Line

  • Trains every 12-16 minutes
Due to rebuilding on the Orange and Blue lines, Silver Line trains will operate every 12-16 minutes throughout the weekend.

Blue Line

  • Trains every 20 minutes
Due to switch replacement at National Airport, Blue Line trains will single track between Pentagon City and National Airport.

Yellow Line

  • Trains every 20 minutes between Huntington & Mt Vernon Sq from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
  • Trains every 20 minutes between Huntington & Fort Totten after 10:00 p.m.
  • The last Fort Totten-bound Yellow Line train will depart Huntington and subsequent stations 5 minutes earlier than normal.
Due to switch replacement at National Airport, Yellow Line trains will single track between Pentagon City and National Airport. From opening until 10:00 p.m., Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and Mt Vernon Sq only. For continuing service to Fort Totten, transfer to a Green Line train at Mt Vernon Sq.

Green Line

  • Regular service

For more information:

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

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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