On Metro’s Blue Line, service is suspended between King Street and Franconia because of fire department activity outside Van Dorn Street.
As Metro’s massive maintenance project plods ahead, the Virginia Railway Express is experiencing record ridership.
Like the first two surges, Metro riders are forced onto shuttle buses to get around the closed track. Riders concede it’s an inconvenience but they’re trying to cope.
There are no trains between Reagan National Airport and Braddock Road, and other changes are in store as the third surge gets underway. Find out what’s in store, as well as other ways to get around, from buses to bikes. And check the latest in our live blog.
With Blue Line travel limited to the eight stops between Franconia-Springfield and Arlington Cemetery, some passengers don’t realize the train won’t continue to Rosslyn, or any of the stops in the District or Maryland.
“We’re very reliable. Our on-time performance is around 95 percent,” said Virginia Railway Express CEO Doug Allen.
A fire in the tunnel outside Metro’s McPherson Square station impacted commutes on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines through Monday evening, says the transit agency’s general manager.
Metrorail riders looking for a seat may want to try the Yellow Line, and riders on the Blue Line need to hold their breath to squeeze onto trains through Rosslyn, according to a new report from Metro.
Evening track works will slow riders taking the Orange, Blue and Silver lines next week as Metro plans to replace 400 feet of rail near the Smithsonian Station.
WMATA General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld said trains on those lines will resume a six-minute rush hour service schedule following a substation fire in September outside the Stadium Armory station.
WTOP – Expect big crowds on Metro tomorrow and around the Memorial Bridge.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) _ Commuters on the D.C. region’s Metrorail system are riding on all-new rail cars. Metro deployed new 7000 series rail cars Tuesday morning on its Blue Line, which runs from Springfield, Virginia,…
WASHINGTON – After a nearly month-long break, Metro rail work returns to weekend track work on Friday Jan. 2. WMATA says trains will single track from Eastern Market to Stadium Armory. From 10 p.m. Friday…
To accommodate a crowd projected to reach the hundreds of thousands, Metro has shuffled its schedule and planned for a one-day closure of Blue Line service.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says some passengers on the red and blue lines will wait longer for trains this weekend. Metro says beginning Friday at 10 p.m. and continuing through system closing on Sunday, trains…
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