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Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Metro working on four rail lines; expect delays

Metrorail track work at off peak hours this week could delay riders 10 to 25 minutes, depending on the track segment they’re riding, the transit authority said.

Red Line: Starting at 8 each night through Thursday, trains will share tracks between Van Ness and Medical Center and between Takoma and Forest Glen. During the work hours, trains will leave their terminals every 30 to 35 minutes. Riders should allow for 20 to 25 minutes of extra travel time, Metro said.

Orange Line: From 10 each night through Thursday, trains will share tracks between East Falls Church and West Falls Church and between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory. Riders should allow about 20 minutes of extra travel time, Metro said.

Blue Line: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day through Friday, trains will share a track between Foggy Bottom and Arlington Cemetery. Allow about 10 minutes of extra travel time.

From 10 each night through Thursday, trains will share a track between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory. (This is the same platform rehabilitation work that affects travel on the Orange Line trains in this area.) Allow 20 minutes of extra travel time.

Green Line: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day through Friday, trains will share a track between Southern Avenue and Naylor Road. Allow about 10 minutes of extra travel time.

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By  |  08:39 AM ET, 02/21/2012

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