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Metro says weekend work will affect 4 of its 6 rail lines, no work on Martin Luther King Day holiday


WASHINGTON — Metro says weekend work will affect four of its six rail lines.

Metro says work will affect the orange, silver, blue and red lines. There will be no scheduled work on Monday, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

On the orange line, the Minnesota Avenue and Deanwood stations will be closed Saturday and Sunday and buses will replace trains between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly. On the silver and blue lines, buses will replace trains between Stadium-Armory and Benning Road.

Metro says red line trains will single track between Van Ness and Friendship Heights and between Silver Spring and Glenmont. Trains between Shady Grove and Glenmont will operate every 26 minutes. Trains will run every 13 minutes between Farragut North and Silver Spring from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. only.

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