Yellow Line (WMATA)

Yellow Line (WMATA)

Cameron Run
Eisenhower Avenue
Blue Line to Franconia-Springfield
RF&P, Amtrak, VRE to Fredericksburg
King Street – Old Town
Braddock Road
Four Mile Run
National Airport
RF&P, Amtrak, VRE to Washington
Crystal City
Pentagon City
Blue Line to Largo Town Center
Fenwick Bridge over Potomac River
Green Line to Branch Avenue
L'Enfant Plaza Blue and Orange lines
L'Enfant Plaza (VRE) RF&P: Amtrak and VRE
Gallery Place Red Line
Mount Vernon Square
Shaw – Howard University
U Street
Columbia Heights
Georgia Avenue – Petworth
Fort Totten Red Line
Green Line to Greenbelt

The Yellow Line of the Washington Metro consists of 17 rapid transit stations from Huntington to Fort Totten. During Rush Hours, certain trains run from Franconia Springfield to Greenbelt. Most trains terminate at the Mount Vernon Square station during peak hours. Service is extended to the Green Line stations during off-peak hours between Shaw – Howard University and Fort Totten. The line starts in Fairfax County, Virginia, crosses the Capital Beltway, goes through Alexandria and Arlington, crosses the Potomac River via the Fenwick Bridge, and continues north in the District of Columbia as far as M Street NW, at the entrance to the Washington Convention Center.

The line shares tracks with the Green Line from the convention center northward to Fort Totten during off-peak hours. It is the quick link between downtown Washington and National Airport, and shares nearly all of its track with either the Green and Blue Lines. The Yellow Line has only two stations that are not shared by any other lines (Eisenhower Avenue and Huntington), and only two sections of track that are not shared by any other lines – the section at the end of the line, and the section between the L'Enfant Plaza and Pentagon stations, including the Fenwick Bridge.

Read more about Yellow Line (WMATA):  Route, History, List of Stations, Future

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