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MARTA Track Renovation Information

  Saturday October 1

All Red/Gold Line trains will operate on a special singletracking schedule. (Doraville) Gold Line trains will continue to the Airport every twenty (20) minutes throughout the day. (North Springs) Red Line trains will shuttle from Lindbergh to North Springs. Red Line customers traveling from the Airport must board the Gold Line train and transfer at Lindbergh Center Station to the

Red Line for North Springs service. Customers traveling the Red Line train will need to transfer to a Gold Line train at Lindbergh Center Station in order to continue southbound to the Airport.

  • At Lakewood and Oakland City Stations, all trains will board on the southbound platforms. (Saturday)Sunday October 2, 2016
  • All Red/Gold Line trains will run on a regular weekend schedule (20 minute).

Saturday October 1 & Sunday October 2, 2016, Blue/Green Line trains will run on a regular weekend schedule (20 minute).


FUTURE DATES

 Saturday October 8 & Sunday October 9 2016

Red/Gold Line trains will operate on a special singletracking schedule. (Doraville) Gold Line trains  will continue to the Airport every twenty (20) minutes throughout the day. (North Springs) Red Line trains  will shuttle from Lindbergh to North Springs.

Red Line customers traveling from the Airport must board the Gold Line train and transfer at Lindbergh Center Station to the Red Line for North Springs service. Customers traveling the Red Line train will need to transfer to a Gold Line train at Lindbergh Center Station in order to continue southbound to the Airport. 

  • At Lakewood and Oakland City Stations, all trains will board on the southbound platforms. (Saturday)
  • At Dunwoody Station, all trains will board on the northbound platforms. (Saturday)
  • At Arts Center Stations, all trains will board on the southbound platforms. (Sunday)
  • At Dunwoody Station, all trains will board on the southbound platforms. (Sunday)  

Saturday October 8 & Sunday October 9, 2016, Blue/Green Line trains will run on a regular weekend schedule (20 minute). 


 Saturday October 15 & Sunday October 16, 2016

Red/Gold Line trains will operate on a special singletracking schedule. (Doraville) Gold Line trains  will continue to the Airport every twenty (20) minutes throughout the day. (North Springs) Red Line trains  will shuttle from Lindbergh to North Springs.

Red Line customers traveling from the Airport must board the Gold Line train and transfer at Lindbergh Center Station to the Red Line for North Springs service. Customers traveling the Red Line train will need to transfer to a Gold Line train at Lindbergh Center Station in order to continue southbound to the Airport. 

  • At Lakewood and Oakland City Stations, all trains will board on the southbound platforms. (Saturday)
  • At Dunwoody Station, all trains will board on the northbound platforms. (Saturday)
  • At Arts Center Stations, all trains will board on the southbound platforms. (Sunday)

Saturday October 15 & Sunday October 16, 2016, Blue/Green Line trains will run on a regular weekend schedule (20 minute).  


Why is Track Renovation being done Now?

MARTA started work in 2003 to rebuild and upgrade all 48 miles of track. Our trains have run every day for over 25 years – this work is necessary to keep the system strong for the next 25 years and beyond.The Track Renovation is part of a major capital program that also includes the overhaul of over 200 of MARTA’s rail cars. When complete, customers will benefit from a virtually new system that will run efficiently and be more reliable.
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How does this work affect rail service?

MARTA has parallel tracks all along its Red, Gold, Blue and Green lines – allowing for one train to run in each direction during normal operations. As individual sections of track are being repaired, trains must share a single track through the affected area. This “single tracking” can result in delays in rail service. We are doing our best to disrupt MARTA customers as little as possible during this process; however, some work during regular service hours cannot be avoided. The majority of the work is being done late at night and during weekends.back to top

Track work is part of an $80 million capital program to renovate all 48 miles of MARTA rail. This, combined with a separate program to rehabilitate existing rail cars, will provide MARTA customers with a virtually new system when complete. More...

For more information, call MARTA's Customer Information Center
at (404) 848-5000.

 

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