June17 to June 25 – Shutdown on Red Line between Shady Grove and Twinbrook

A five-mile segment of the Red Line between Shady Grove and Twinbrook will be shut down for nine days.

Highlights:

  • No trains running at any time between Shady Grove and Twinbrook.
  • Two stations, Shady Grove and Rockville, will be closed for the duration of the surge with rail service replaced by free shuttle buses running at all times of the day.
  • Customers who normally use Shady Grove or Rockville are encouraged to consider starting their trip at Twinbrook, White Flint, Twinbrook or Wheaton during the surge.
  • Elsewhere on the Red Line, trains will run at near-normal intervals.

On weekdays:

  • Shady Grove and Rockville stations will be closed.
  • Red Line trains will operate near normal service between Glenmont and Twinbrook every 8 minutes (normally 6 minutes).
  • Additional Red Line trains will operate between Glenmont and Silver Spring every 4 minutes (normally 3 minutes).
  • Limited free shuttle buses will replace trains between Shady Grove, Rockville and Grosvenor at all times.
  • Express shuttle buses will operate during weekday peak periods between Shady Grove and Twinbrook.
  • During midday and evenings, trains will operate every 12 minutes with additional trains operating between Grosvenor and Silver Spring.
  • After 10:00 p.m. trains will run every 15 minutes.
  • Service on Metro’s Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow, and Green lines will not be affecte

TRAVEL ALTERNATIVES

Montgomery County Grosvenor page – Resources for Montgomery County residents, commuters and visitors to plan for SafeTrack.

MARC Service Information – Information on using MARC as an alternative during Metro’s SafeTrack project.

  • Customers driving on I-270 from north of Shady Grove or that use Rockville Station, should consider taking MARC Brunswick Line to Union Station.
  • Limited free local shuttle buses will operate between Shady Grove, Rockville and SafeTrack at all times.
  • Express shuttle buses will operate during weekday peak periods between Shady Grove and Twinbrook from 5:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Customers who normally park and ride at Shady Grove or Rockville should consider using other Metro Park & Ride facilities at Grosvenor, White Flint, Twinbrook or Wheaton stations.
  • Customers should consider Ride On or Glenmont for alternate routes.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you have any questions or need assistance planning your trip, please call Metro Customer Service at (202) 637-7000.