METRO SafeTrack Schedule for 2017 to Impact Blue and Yellow Lines Starting February 11

 

GO Alex Employer Newsletter Will Contain Alternatives as Soon as Plans Are Finalized 

 

Major work that impacts rush-hour service had been suspended during the month of January due to the inauguration and the potential for winter weather impacts.Work will begin again on Feb 11.

 

The SafeTrack program will conclude in late June, after which, Metro will shift to a regimen of preventive maintenance.

 

Information on supplemental bus service and other alternatives will be provided online in the coming weeks at wmata.com and Alexandria SafeTrack in addition to customer outreach at affected stations two weeks prior to the start of each surge.  

 

Rosslyn – Pentagon  (Blue Line)

 

February 11-28

A section of the Blue Line will be shut down (no trains) between Rosslyn and Pentagon. Blue Line trains will operate between Franconia-Springfield and Reagan National Airport only.

  • Arlington Cemetery Station closed (served by buses from Pentagon)
  • Orange and Silver lines will operate normally
  • Yellow Line service between Huntington and Mt Vernon Square will operate normally
  • Yellow Line Rush trains will run all day between Franconia-Springfield and
    Greenbelt

Braddock Road – Huntington/Van Dorn Street

(Yellow Line and Blue Line)

March 4-April 9

Continuous single tracking will significantly reduce Yellow and Blue line service.

 

March 4 through March 26

  • Continuous single tracking on the Blue and Yellow lines between Braddock Road & Huntington/Van Dorn Street
  • Blue Line trains will run every 24 minutes. All Blue Line riders should consider alternate travel options during this time.
  • Yellow Rush trains will not operate between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt.
  • Yellow Line will operate in two segments:
    • Between Huntington and King St-Old Town every 12 minutes
    • Between Reagan National Airport and Mt Vernon Square every 6-12 minutes
  • Between King St-Old Town and Reagan National Airport, only Blue Line trains will operate.

March 26 through April 2

  • Continuous single tracking on the Blue Line only between King St-Old Town and Van Dorn Street.
  • Blue Line trains will run every 24 minutes. All Blue Line riders should consider alternate travel options during this time.
  • Yellow Rush trains will not operate between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt.
  • Yellow Line service to/from Huntington will operate normally.
  • Riders who normally use Van Dorn Street or Franconia-Springfield stations are encouraged to use Huntington, Eisenhower Ave or King St-Old Town instead.

  April 3 through April 9

  • Continuous single tracking on the Yellow Line only between King St-Old Town and Huntington.
  • Yellow Line trains between Huntington and Mt Vernon Square/Fort Totten will operate every 24 minutes at all times. All Yellow Line riders should consider alternate travel options during this time. In particular, customers who normally use Huntington or Eisenhower Ave should consider Franconia-Springfield or Van Dorn Street stations as alternates
  • Blue Line and Yellow Rush service will operate normally.