Metro to Stay Open Late for Redskins Preseason Game

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    NEWSLETTERS

    ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Metro will stay open an extra hour for fans attending the first preseason game for the Washington Redskins.

    The Redskins will take on the New England Patriots at 7:30 p.m. at FedEx Field,

    To make sure everyone makes it home, event organizers have paid for an extra hour of Metrorail service.

    Riders traveling during that hour should enter the Morgan Boulevard or Largo Town Center stations no later than 12:20 a.m. to make the last Blue of Silver Line trains. 

    Station entrances at all other Metro stations will close at midnight, but riders will be able to exit at all of Metro's stations.

    Metro says riders will be able to make the following connections:

    • Orange Line to West Falls Church, Dunn Loring or Vienna: Take Silver Line and transfer to Orange Line at East Falls Church
    • Orange Line toward New Carrollton: Take Blue or Silver line and transfer at Stadium-Armory
    • Green or Yellow lines: Take Blue or Silver line and transfer at L'Enfant Plaza
    • Red Line: Take Blue or Silver line and transfer at Metro Center