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Metro to Close 5 Stations for Weekend Work

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WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Metro says it will close a total of five stations on the Green and Orange lines for weekend work.

Metro says free shuttle buses will replace trains on the Green Line between Greenbelt and West Hyattsville. The Greenbelt, College Park and Prince George’s Plaza stations will be closed. Customers using the shuttle bus can expect to add up to 35 minutes to their travel time.

On the Orange Line, buses will replace trains between East Falls Church and Clarendon. The Ballston and Virginia Square stations will be shut. Customers using the shuttle bus can expect to add up to 25 minutes to their commute.

Trains will also single track on the Red Line between Van Ness and Dupont Circle and between Rhode Island Avenue and Takoma.

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