Metro Forward


Metro is embarking on a multi-year improvement plan with a focus on enhancing safety and reliability. We’ll be sharing those efforts here.

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heavy machinery and tools abound...

a frog point of the switch already installed..

checking out some of the work during our midday, Red Line single tracking. ^BA

we have lift off. the first piece of the old escalator hoisted from the sation entrance... ^BA

safety first and always while torching the truss. ^BA

working hard to secure piece #1 of this escalator.

orange line track work near dunn loring. some butt welding and track maintenance. and of course... tamping.

crews also inspect for minor platform cracks. when the find them they use little plastic "straws" to mark them...

following our construction progress since august? if so... the completed concrete platform edges at twinbrook...

checking out the construction at twinbrook station.

working on the railroad. Metro style. Crane operators prepare to lift the last piece of a "guarded #8 switch" ^BA

riding a new bus to grab lunch. X2 on Mass. Ave. ^BA

And here are shots of the bridge replacement work:

And here are shots of the bridge replacement work:

preparing rails for a weld. inside the portal between White Flint and Twinbrook Station.

tie replacement work this weekend. any guess on the age of this rail tie?

visiting Twinbrook early in the morning to take a look at the Red Line wknd work. new crew shift mobilizing at 5am...