Shutdown of four Red Line Metro stations Labor Day weekend

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Trains to follow Sunday schedule on Labor Day

metro logoMetro riders must board shuttles on part of the Red Line through Monday to allow for the continuation of a waterproofing pilot program to reduce leaks in tunnels and for maintenance work, spokesperson Ron Holzer said.

Holzer said the shutdown is scheduled for Sept. 2 through 4 and Sept. 9 and Sept. 10.

Buses replace trains between Twinbrook and Friendship Heights stations through closing Monday, officials said in a news release. White Flint, Grosvenor-Strathmore, Medical Center and Bethesda stations will be closed through Monday.


More Metro problems lead to single tracking

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Metro personnel operated trains on a single track in two instances this week while workers responded to separate problems.

A Metro staff member said Metro single-tracked trains between Friendship Heights and Van Ness stations Thursday night after part of a drainage hose in the tunnel near Friendship Heights hung from the ceiling.

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