Major Weekend of Work for Metro

Four stations closed, buses replacing trains on three lines, and single-tracking on the Orange Line

Friday, Mar 1, 2013  |  Updated 8:49 AM EDT
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Buses will replace trains on parts of the Red, Blue and Yellow lines this weekend, and Orange Line riders should be prepared for single-tracking.

Four stations will be closed: Rhode Island Ave, Brookland and Fort Totten on the Red Line, and National Airport on the Blue and Yellow lines.

On the Red Line: Trains will run in two segments: between Glenmont and Takoma, and between NoMa-Gallaudet and Shady Grove. Buses will replace trains between NoMa-Gallaudet and Takoma.

The last train of the night from Glenmont to Takoma will leave 38 minutes early, at 1:59 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and at 10:59 p.m. on Sunday night.

On the Blue Line: Trains will run in two segments: between Crystal City and Largo Town Center, and between Braddock Road and Franconia-Springfield. Buses will replace trains between Crystal City and Braddock Road.

The last train of the night from Franconia-Springfield to Braddock Road will leave 20 minutes early: at 2:09 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and at 11:09 p.m. on Sunday night.

On the Yellow Line: Trains will run in two segments: between Crystal City and Mt Vernon Sq, and between Braddock Road and Huntington. Buses will replace Yellow Line trains between Crystal City and Braddock Road.

The last train of the night from Huntington to Braddock Road will leave 20 minutes early: at 2:14 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and at 11:14 p.m. on Sunday night.

On the Orange Line: Trains will single-track between East Falls Church and West Falls Church, and between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly. Trains will run every 24 minutes throughout the weekend.

Work will begin at 10 p.m. Friday and end when the system closes on Sunday.

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