Orange Line Metro customers will have to wait 24 minutes between trains this weekend.
The delays, which begin at 10:00 p.m. Friday and continue until closing at midnight Sunday, are again results of platform work between at the Deanwood and Minnesota Ave. stations in Prince George’s County, Md., and track work between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly.
Labor Day Weekend before that saw the Orange Line run every 24 minutes, even on the holiday. This will be the fourth consecutive weekend customers on the Orange Line will have their service affected. Riders should also expect delays the weekend of Sept. 27-29, according to WMATA spokesman Dan Stessel. The weekend of Oct. 4-6 is expected to be delay-free.
“This is the level of intensity that Red Line riders have been experiencing for the past two years,” Stessel wrote in an email. “The rebuilding effort on Orange/Blue is now ramping up. Green/Yellow will follow.”
The Blue and Yellow Lines will have normal service this weekend.