Gina Cook

Xfinity Paying for Metro to Stay Open After Caps' Game 4 Monday

Xfinity will pay the $100,000 to keep the Metrorail system open an extra hour Monday for fans going to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Monday’s game between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights is scheduled for 8 p.m.

“We are proud to partner with Metro and Mayor (Muriel) Bowser to ensure our fellow Caps fans can use Metro to get home safely following the game,” Comcast Senior Vice President of the Beltway Region Mary McLaughlin said. Xfinity is a brand of Comcast, which is NBC4's parent company.

Others have stepped in to cover the cost of Metrorail staying open past 11:30 p.m. for previous home playoff games played in primetime. Pepco’s parent company, Exelon, sponsored the late service after Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning May 15, the DowntownDC Business Improvement District made a deal with Qatar to foot the bill following Game 4 a couple of nights later, and Uber paid for it after Game 6 last week.

Monday's last trains from Gallery Place-Chinatown will depart at:

  • Red Line to Glenmont 12:38 a.m.; to Shady Grove 12:32 a.m. 
  • Green Line to Branch Ave 12:28 a.m.; to Greenbelt 12:48 a.m. 
  • Yellow Line to Huntington 12:19 a.m. 

Monday's last Blue, Orange and Silver Line trains from Metro Center will depart at:

  • Blue Line to Franconia-Springfield 12:28 a.m.; to Largo Town Center 12:27 a.m. 
  • Orange Line to New Carrollton 12:20 a.m.; to Vienna 12:36 a.m. 
  • Silver Line to Largo Town Center 12:27 a.m.; to Wiehle-Reston East 12:21 a.m.

If the game goes to overtime, Metro will announce any last time updates in the arena, on Twitter, and using MetroAlerts email and text messages.

The Caps host Game 3 Saturday. Metro stays open until 1 a.m. Saturdays.

The Caps lost Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final 6-4 in Las Vegas. Game 2 is Wednesday night.

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