Metro News Release

For immediate release: January 22, 2012

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Metro to operate expanded rush hour service Monday due to delayed opening for Federal workers

Due to expected icy conditions and an announced delayed opening for Federal employees, Metro will operate an expanded morning rush hour service on Monday, Jan. 23., 2012.  Both Metrorail and Metrobus service will operate additional trips during the late morning hours for the benefit of customers traveling to work later than usual.

In addition, Metro has cancelled all scheduled midday track work on Monday, Jan. 23.

The Washington area is expected to experience icy precipitation during the overnight hours. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is advising government workers to stay off the roads until 9:00 a.m.

Metro personnel will work through the overnight hours to treat exposed surfaces and parking lots.

All Metro services will operate normal hours on Monday. Customers are encouraged to allow additional travel time and use caution on exposed surfaces.

News release issued at 8:09 pm, January 22, 2012.

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