Weekend Metro Work August 13-14

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Watch out for track work on the Metro this weekend. Below is Metro's rundown of scheduled maintenance and delays.

    Red Line – from 10 p.m. Friday through closing on Sunday

    -  Red Line trains will share one track between Grosvenor and Twinbrook stations for platform repairs.
    -  Red Line trains will share one track between Takoma and Forest Glen stations to allow for train control replacement, cable installation, tie renewal and station upgrades.
    -  Trains will depart endpoint terminals about every 24 minutes. On Saturday and Sunday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., additional trains will operate between Grosvenor and Fort Totten, resulting service about every 12 minutes between these stations.
    -  Customers should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time.

    Blue and Orange Lines – from 10 p.m. Friday through closing on Sunday

    -  Orange and Blue Line trains will share one track between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory stations as Metro replaces rail fasteners to provide a smoother ride.
    -  In addition, Orange Line trains will share one track between Vienna and West Falls Church stations to allow for rail and tie renewal.
    -  Throughout the weekend, Blue and Orange Line trains will depart endpoint terminals about every 24 minutes.
    -  Customers should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time.

    Yellow Line – from 10 p.m., Friday through closing on Sunday

    -  Yellow Line trains will share one track between Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza stations for rail and tie renewal on the Metro bridge over the Potomac River.
    -  Throughout the weekend, Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Square stations approximately every 24 minutes.  (To travel beyond Mt. Vernon Square, customers should transfer to a Green Line train.)
    -  Customers should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time.