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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - Metro continues the task of rebuilding the rail system over the weekend, starting at 10 p.m. this evening and lasting until system closing on Sunday. With that comes a whole heap of closings; some with Metro Bus substitutions and some not. If you have plans to travel on the Metro this weekend, be sure to look for your preferred line on our comprehensive list of closings/times and miscellaneous details below to see if you need to make alterations to your plans.

Orange and Blue Lines

•Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday, shuttle buses will replace Orange Line trains between Court House and Foggy Bottom and Blue Line trains between Pentagon and Foggy Bottom to allow for rail fastener renewal, insulator replacement and sludge removal from the tunnel beneath the Potomac River.

•Two stations — Rosslyn and Arlington Cemetery — will be closed.

•Free shuttle bus service will be provided between Court House, Rosslyn and Foggy Bottom, and between Pentagon, Arlington Cemetery, Rosslyn and Foggy Bottom.

•Orange Line trains will operate in two segments: between Vienna and Court House every 20 minutes, and between Foggy Bottom and New Carrollton at normal weekend service levels.

•Blue Line trains will operate in two segments: between Franconia-Springfield and Mt. Vernon Square via the Yellow Line bridge at normal weekend service levels, and between Foggy Bottom and Largo Town Center at normal weekend service levels.

•Customers traveling through the work zone should allow 20-30 minutes of additional travel time.

Last Trains – Friday Night

Blue Line

Eastbound: Depart Franconia-Springfield at 9:12 p.m., at Foggy Bottom 9:43 p.m., arrive at Largo Town Center at 10:16 p.m.

Westbound: Depart Largo Town Center at 9:11 p.m., at Pentagon 9:52 p.m., arrive at Franconia-Springfield at 10:15 p.m.

Orange Line

Eastbound: Depart Vienna at 9:28 p.m., at Foggy Bottom 9:53 p.m., arrive at New Carrollton at 10:25 p.m.

Westbound: Depart New Carrollton at 9:18 p.m., at Court House 9:55 p.m., arrive at Vienna at 10:15 p.m.

Last Trains – Friday and Saturday

Last eastbound Blue Line Train from Franconia-Springfield will depart at 2:07 a.m. (22 minutes earlier than normal). Last westbound Blue Line train from Largo will arrive at Foggy Bottom 2:54 a.m., leave Pentagon at 3:40 a.m., and arrive at Franconia-Springfield at 4:03 a.m.

 Last eastbound Orange Line Train from Vienna will depart at 2:10 a.m. (15 minutes earlier than normal). Last westbound Orange Line train from New Carrollton will arrive at Foggy Bottom 3:10 a.m., leave Court House 3:35 a.m., and arrive at Vienna at 3:55 a.m.

 Last Trains – Sunday

Last eastbound Blue Line Train from Franconia-Springfield will depart at 11:07 p.m. (22 minutes earlier than normal). Last westbound Blue Line train from Largo will arrive at Foggy Bottom 11:54 p.m., and leave Pentagon at 12:40 a.m., arrive at Franconia-Springfield at 1:03 a.m.

 Last eastbound Orange Line Train from Vienna will depart at 11:10 p.m. (15 minutes earlier than normal). Last westbound Orange Line train from New Carrollton will arrive at Foggy Bottom 12:10 a.m., leave Court House 12:35 a.m., and arrive at Vienna at 12:55 a.m.

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