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Metro Closures For The Weekend

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On the Orange lines, there will be no service between the Stadium-Armory and New Carrollton stations, while on the Blue Line, trains will not run from the Stadium-Armory to Benning Road stations.

The closures are because of scheduled track maintenance. Metro is offering shuttle bus service at all of the closed stations, but riders are urged to add 40 minutes to their travel time.

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