Entire Red Line to Shut Down this Weekend

Press Release New Metro Going Places

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Release Date:          October 23, 2014

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is the region’s largest public transit provider, offering safe, reliable and affordable transportation services about 370,000 times per day. Besides operating more than 1,200 buses, METRO is currently expanding its 13-mile Red Line with two new lines under construction. METRO’s services also include: Star Vanpool, METROLift, HOV lanes, HOT lanes, Bikes-on-Buses/Trains program, Park & Ride, and road improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at ridemetro.org where you will also find information about our T.R.I.P. app and the new digital, interactive rider tool METRO 360 [take a seat].


Entire Red Line to Shut Down this Weekend

The entire Red Line will temporarily shut down this weekend due to rail expansion work and scheduled rail maintenance.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m. until normal service resumes Monday, Oct. 27, at 4:30 a.m.

WHERE: All rail stations will be closed; no service from the Northline Transit Center to Fannin South. 

METRO will operate "700 Rail Shuttle" buses every 10 minutes during regular rail service hours.

Click here for a map of the shuttle bus locations. Customers should expect longer travel times during this service interruption.

For more information, please visit www.RideMETRO.org or call 713-635-4000.