Metro says it will temporarily close down 4 Metrorail stations this summer and tumble — shutting some stations for as prolonged as 45 days — to make indispensable repairs.
The Rhode Island Avenue and Brookland stations will be sealed for 45 days, from Jul 21 to Sept. 3 to finish constructional repairs, a movement group announced Tuesday. Also, there will be no Red Line use between a Fort Totten and NoMa-Gallaudet stations during that time.
Then, a Crystal City and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport stations will be sealed for 4 days, from Nov. 2 to Nov. 5.
Additionally, Metro repairs are approaching to means delays in downtown D.C. for 16 days in August, a group said. Metro will reconstruct lane infrastructure between that McPherson Square and Smithsonian stations on a Blue, Orange and Silver lines. Trains there will invariably singular lane from Aug. 11 to 26.
Metrorail Shut Down Until Thursday Morning
The newly announced Rush Hour Promise program, that refunds riders if their trips are behind by during slightest 15 mins during rush hour, will not request to delays associated to some of this work.
Metro took a rare step of shutting down a whole Metrorail complement for some-more than 24 hours in Mar 2016. Emergency repairs were needed.
Those repairs occurred after one Metro supplement died and dozens were hurt Jan. 12, 2015 after a Metro sight filled with fume nearby a L’Enfant Plaza station. Carol Inman Glover, 61, of Alexandria, Virginia, was a dear mom and grandmother who had only won her company’s worker of a year award.
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