Metro delays will stretch to all five lines from Friday, June 28, through Sunday, June 30. Service will be adjusted but no station closures will be implemented this weekend.
Metro will put off its aggressive rebuilding efforts for the fourth consecutive weekend to prevent unnecessary delays during the high-occupancy Cherry Blossom season.
Metro’s general manager says about four more years of major track work are in store for the transit system’s aging rail network.
Metro says weekend work will delay passengers traveling on portions of the blue, red and green lines.
Metro will let the majority of its passengers enjoy the next two holiday weekends free of track work delays.
A person was hit by a train along a Green Line outbound track at the Fort Totten Metro station in attempted suicide on Monday afternoon.
Metro says it’s single-tracking between Medical Center and Friendship Heights after experiencing a cracked rail along the Red Line.
Don’t get caught waiting unnecessarily for the Metro when you can be in the know of weekend track work before it causes delays.
Metro says single tracking on the red, orange, blue and yellow lines will affect weekend train riders.
Metro says it will be taking advantage of the long Veterans’ Day weekend to complete work on the orange, red and green lines.