What's Up With the Metro: Oct. 12-14

A look at what you need to know about the Metro this weekend.

Taking the Metro to get around this weekend? Here’s what to expect.

There is no scheduled track work this weekend on the Orange or Blue lines. Metro's website details work on other lines:

Red Line

Red Line trains will single track through two work zones:

  • Between Grosvenor and Twinbrook to allow for rail joint elimination for a smoother ride and platform repairs
  • Between NoMa-Gallaudet and Fort Totten to allow for track maintenance, structural repairs, insulator renewal and DDOT bridge work

Throughout the weekend, Red Line trains between Glenmont and Shady Grove will operate every 20 minutes.  Between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, additional Red Line trains will operate between Grosvenor and NoMa-Gallaudet, providing service about every 10 minutes between those stations.  Customers traveling through the work zones should allow about 15 minutes of additional travel time.

Green Line

Green Line trains will single track between Fort Totten and Prince George's Plaza to allow for tie and insulator renewal. Throughout the weekend, trains between Greenbelt and Branch Avenue will operate every 16 minutes.  Customers should allow about 10 minutes of additional travel time.

Yellow Line

Due to track work on the Green Line north of Fort Totten, all Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Square only. Customers traveling to/from stations north of Mt. Vernon Square should use Green Line trains to complete their trip.


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