Metro Delays & Track Work for August 2-4

Metro has scheduled service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. on August 2 and continuing through system closing on August 4. Service on the Yellow and Green lines will operate on a regular weekend schedule, with the exception of a minor service adjustment affecting Greenbelt Station only. On the Red Line, trains will operate every 10 to 20 minutes, depending on the station; and buses will replace trains on a short segment of the Blue and Orange lines.

According to Metro press release:

Red Line trains will operate as follows:

  • Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: Every 20 minutes throughout the weekend.
  • Additional trains between Shady Grove & Farragut North: Service every 10 minutes 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Additional trains between Glenmont & Judiciary Square: Service every 10 minutes 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Orange Line trains will operate as follows:
Buses replace trains between Stadium-Armory & Cheverly

  • Between Vienna & Stadium-Armory – Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend. (Normal service is every 12 minutes.)
  • Between New Carrollton & Cheverly – Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend. (Normal service is every 12 minutes.)

Free shuttle buses will replace Orange Line trains between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly to allow for ongoing platform reconstruction at Deanwood and Minnesota Ave stations. Please add 15-20 minutes of travel time if using shuttle bus service.

Stations closed: Deanwood & Minnesota Ave

Change to last train time: The last train of the night will depart New Carrollton 50 minutes earlier than normal, at 1:46 a.m. on Friday/Saturday and at 10:46 p.m. on Sunday.

Blue Line trains will operate as follows:

  • Between Franconia-Springfield & Stadium-Armory – Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend. (Normal service is every 12 minutes.)
  • Between Largo Town Center & Benning Road – Every 15 minutes throughout the weekend. (Normal service is every 12 minutes.)

Free shuttle buses will replace Blue Line trains between Stadium-Armory and Benning Road to allow for ongoing platform reconstruction, rail joint and fastener renewal, and grout pad rehabilitation. Please add 15 minutes of travel time if using shuttle bus service.

Stations closed: None

Change to last train time: The last train of the night will depart Largo Town Center 21 minutes earlier than normal, at 2:03 a.m. on Friday/Saturday and at 11:03 p.m. on Sunday.

Green Line trains will operate as follows:
Normal service between College Park & Branch Ave; additional time traveling to/from Greenbelt Station only

Green Line trains will operate at regular weekend intervals between College Park and Branch Ave stations. (Regular intervals are every 12 minutes during daytime hours, and every 15-20 minutes at other times.)

During daytime hours, every other Green Line train will begin/end at College Park, rather than Greenbelt. Passengers traveling to or from Greenbelt Station only may experience a 12-minute wait for the next train.

Work Performed: Outside Greenbelt Station, crews will continue construction on a new test track to accept Metro’s new fleet of 7000-series railcars.

Travel Tip: If you normally travel to or from Greenbelt Station, consider using College Park instead.

Yellow Line Regular service between Huntington & Fort Totten

For more information

For schedules, real-time train arrivals and station information, visit wmata.com. Metro riders can access Metro’s new mobile website by entering wmata.com into their smartphone browser. For assistance by phone, call Metro customer information at 202.637.7000 [TTY 202.638.3780].

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