Labor Day Weekend
No Single Tracking
Saturday September 3
& Sunday September 4
SATURDAY September 3 All Red/Gold Line trains will operate on a modify schedule (12 minutes) throughout the day. Trains will continue to the Airport as scheduled throughout the day. Trains will run every six minutes between Lindbergh and Airport Station
Sunday September 4 All Red/Gold Line trains
will run on a regular weekend schedule (20 minute).
SATURDAY September 3 All Blue/Green Line trains will operate on a modify schedule (12
minutes) throughout the day.
Sunday September 4 All Blue/GreenLine trains will run on a regular weekend schedule (20 minute).
Saturday September 10 & Sunday September 11
Red/Gold Line trains will operate on a special singletracking schedule. Gold Line trains (Doraville) will continue to the Airport every twenty (20) minutes throughout the day. Red Line trains (North
Springs) 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.
- AtFive Points, Peachtree Center, & Civic Center Stations, all trains will board on the southbound platforms. (Saturday)
Sunday September 11 All Red/Gold Line trains will run on a regular weekend schedule (20 minute).
Saturday September 10, Blue/Green Line trains will run on a special 20 minute single-tracking schedule.
- AtEast Lake and Decatur Stations, all trains will board on the eastbound platform.
SUNDAY September 11 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.
For more information, call MARTA's Customer Information Center
at (404) 848-5000.