After a four-week break for cherry blossom season, Metro is back to doing weekend work again.
The MARC trains from Baltimore’s Penn Station to Washington’s Union Station continue to see more riders on the weekends. This comes after a few months of extended Saturday and Sunday service.
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Buses will replace trains on sections of the orange and blue lines this weekend.
Metro says weekend work will affect all five lines of the Metro system, with trains operating every 20 minutes on most lines.
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Metro says there will be no yellow line train service this weekend, and buses will replace trains on a section of the green line.
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