Weather Prep Halts Metro Work

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    Metro has cancelled all scheduled rebuilding work on Sunday, December 8, to allow crews to prepare for--and respond to--expected winter weather conditions.  

    The move also allows Metro to allocate additional resources to preparing the system for Monday morning's commute.

    Updated service information for Sunday, December 8, 2013:

       • Trains will run at normal Sunday intervals on all lines

       • No planned track work on any line

       • Previously announced bus shuttles on the Blue Line have been CANCELLED

       • Regular Sunday hours (7 a.m. until midnight)


    If you plan on using Metro on Saturday, all five Metro lines have some changes.

    On the Red Line: Trains will run every 20 minutes for much of the weekend. The one exception: Trains will run every 10 minutes between Grosvenor and Silver Spring between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

    On the Orange Line: Trains will run every 20 minutes.

    On the Blue Line: Trains will run in two segments: between Franconia-Springfield and Mt. Vernon Square every 15 minutes during daytime hours via the Yellow Line bridge, and between Largo Town Center and Rosslyn every 20 minutes.

    Free shuttle buses will replace Blue Line trains between Rosslyn and the Pentagon.

    The Arlington Cemetery station will be closed. Those wishing to visit the cemetery can take shuttle buses to and from the Pentagon station. Metro says passengers should use the Yellow Line to travel to the Pentagon.

    If you need to transfer between Blue Line segments, do so at L'Enfant Plaza station, Metro says. Trains between Largo Town Center and Rosslyn will arrive on the lower level. Trains to Virginia will arrive on the upper level.

    On the Yellow Line: Trains will run every 15 minutes throughout the weekend.

    On the Green Line: Trains will run every 15 minutes throughout the weekend.

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