Red Line

(Arlington, VA)  —  Metrorail track work moves into Arlington for the Presidents Day weekend, with station closures on the Orange Line.  Beginning at 10 tonight and continuing through the system’s closing on Monday night, shuttle buses will replace Orange Line trains between Rosslyn and Virginia Square.  Passengers should add at least 30 minutes to their […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Two Metro workers were struck and killed early Tuesday by a large truck that was backing down the track just north of the Rockville Metrorail station, officials said. The fatal crash — the latest in a series of incidents that have raised questions about the safety of Metrorail operations — closed […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C – Metro says full service has been restored and repairs have been completed on the Red Line at the site of June’s fatal train crash near the Fort Totten station. Still, there are still some safety concerns. Metro trains are still running in manual mode until problems with the signals are […]

                  (Washington, DC) — Riders on Metro’s Red, Blue And Orange lines should expect delays of up to a half-hour this weekend due to track circuit repairs and track maintenance. On the Red Line there will be no trains serving the Fort Totten Metrorail station due to […]

(Washington, DC) — It’s the dog days of summer for people who rely on Metro’s busiest rail line. Delays will persist on the Red line at least through the end of August, as workers replace track circuitry near the site of the worst accident in Metro’s history. Trains will single track every night between the […]

(Washington, DC) — You can expect delays on Metro’s Red line for at least another month, as crews work on repairs at the site of the worst accident in the transit system’s history. Federal investigators wrapped up testing between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations, clearing the way for crews to replace key circuits designed […]

(Washington, DC) — Repair work is set to begin this week at the site of the fatal June 22nd Metrorail wreck on the Red Line. This, after the National Transportation Safety Board finished up its on-site testing of the tracks between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations. The work will involve replacing track circuitry in […]

Metro commuters, brace yourselves for another week of delays on the Red line in the aftermath of the June collision of two trains near the Takoma station. NTSB investigation continues.

VIA WASHINTON POST: There’s another big break in service coming, Metro says. Takoma Station will close from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. This will allow the National Transportation Safety Board to continue its investigation of the June 22 train crash. Metro says it was told […]