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Connector Will Run Special Shuttles on Silver Line Opening Day

by Karen Goff — July 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm 0

Fairfax ConnectorMetro and the Fairfax Connector will run special shuttle buses on July 26 to ensure first-day Silver Line riders get where they need to go.

After an opening ceremony at Wiehle-Reston East, the first Silver Line train will leave that station at noon. From the county:

WIEHLE — WEST FALLS CHURCH: Shuttle buses will operate non-stop between the West Falls Church and Wiehle stations.  The first shuttle buses will depart Wiehle for West Falls Church at 7:20 and 7:40 a.m. to meet the first Route 505 and Route 950 bus arrivals at Wiehle.  The first shuttle bus will depart West Falls Church for Wiehle at 7:45 a.m. to transport passengers from the Orange Line to Reston and Herndon buses.  Wiehle – West Falls Church shuttle buses will operate every 30 minutes from the start of service until approximately 10:45 a.m. and then operate every 10 to 20 minutes until 12:30 p.m.

TYSONS AREA — WEST FALLS CHURCH: Shuttle buses will operate between West Falls Church and the McLean, Tysons Corner, Greensboro, and Spring Hill stations, stopping at each location.  The first shuttle bus will depart Spring Hill Station for West Falls Church at 6:35 a.m. to meet the first Route 574 bus arrival at Spring Hill.  The first shuttle bus will depart West Falls Church to McLean, Tysons Corner, Greensboro, and Spring Hill stations at 7 a.m. to transport passengers from the Orange Line to the Tysons area.  Buses will operate approximately every 20 minutes until 12:30 p.m.

The special shuttle buses will operate on Saturday, July 26 only.

More Silver Line opening news:

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