Weekday service adjustments for maintenance Aug 13-16

Advisory Effective: 8/13/18 - 8/17/18

Highlights

Passengers at stations impacted by service adjustments are asked to follow Passenger Information Display signs, station announcements or consult a Station Manager for any boarding location changes.

Weekend service adjustments are available at wmata.com/weekend


Red Line Red Line
Weeknight: No train service to Rhode Island Ave or Brookland

Extended Red Line shutdown between NoMa-Gallaudet & Fort Totten. Buses replace train service to Brookland and Rhode Island Ave through September 3, 2018. 

Consider the Green Line between Fort Totten & Gallery Place to avoid the shuttles buses around the shutdown area.

To allow for shuttle bus and last train connections, the last Fort Totten-bound train will depart stations between Glenmont and Takoma 30 minutes earlier than usual.

Only customers traveling to Brookland, Rhode Island Ave and NoMa-Gallaudet should ride the shuttle bus at Fort Totten. Customers traveling to any other station should transfer to the Green Line at Fort Totten.

Service information & travel alternatives

Orange Line Orange Line
Major track work continues; trains every 20 minutes

Due to major track work through August 26, Orange Line trains will single track between McPherson Square and Smithsonian stations at all times. Customers should expect extensive delays and crowding.

Last train:
New Carrollton-bound
customers who normally ride the last Blue Line train between Metro Center and Potomac Avenue instead need to travel on the last Silver Line train and transfer at Stadium-Armory as usual.


Silver Line Silver Line
Major track work continues; trains every 20 minutes

Due to major track work through August 26, Silver Line trains will single track between McPherson Square and Smithsonian stations at all times. Customers should expect extensive delays and crowding.

Last train:
  • Largo Town Center-bound customers who normally travel on the last Blue Line train between Metro Center and Largo Town Center will instead need to travel using the last Silver Line train.
  • The last Wiehle-Reston East-bound Silver Line train will depart Largo Town Center 4 minutes earlier than normal.

Blue Line Blue Line
Trains operate between Franconia-Springfield and Arlington Cemetery only

Due to major trackwork through August 26, Blue Line trains operate between Franconia-Springfield & Arlington Cemetery only.

Customers traveling to/from Downtown DC should use the Yellow Line at L'Enfant Plaza. For continuing service to Largo Town Center, transfer to the Silver Line at L'Enfant Plaza.

Last train:
  • There is no last Blue Line train during the major track work.
  • Franconia-Springfield-bound customers who normally use a Blue Line train at Rosslyn must instead; 1. Use the last Largo-bound Silver Line train, which will depart stations 4 minutes earlier than normal, to L'Enfant Plaza. 2. Take the last Huntington-bound Yellow Line train to King Street and 3. Transfer to the waiting Blue Line train.
  • Largo Town Center-bound Blue Line customers between Franconia-Springfield and Pentagon who normally transfer to a Blue Line train at Rosslyn must instead take a Yellow Line train and transfer to the last Silver Line train at L'Enfant Plaza.

Yellow Line Yellow Line
Regular weeknight service

Last train:
The last Yellow Line train to Fort Totten will instead travel only to Mt Vernon Square. Customers traveling beyond Mt Vernon Square should use the Green Line.


Green Line Green Line
Regular weeknight service


Start times and work locations may change based on operational needs and conditions.

For more information:

  • Schedules, real-time train arrivals and station information are available at wmata.com.
  • Metro riders can access Metro's 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].