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Alert: Metro System to Shut Down for 29 Hours Beginning at Midnight

March 15, 2016

Due to an unscheduled set of emergency inspections, the WMATA announced Tuesday the suspension of the entire Metrorail system Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

The WMATA Metrorail Shutdown will go into effect from midnight Tuesday and remain closed until 5 a.m. Thursday.
Please see the updated press release at for complete updates.