Metro completes full reopening, returning service to final two stations

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Metro officials announced intentions to resume pre-pandemic services levels last month, now completing the plan to reopen stations and expand operating hours on trains and buses.

For the first time since March, every Metro station in the D.C.-area is open, WJLA reported Monday.

Metro officials reopened the Vienna and Dunn Loring stations Tuesday, the last two stops in Virginia on the Orange Line that runs through Foggy Bottom, which mark the final Metro stations to reopen during the pandemic. All Metro stations in the D.C.-area are now open for the first time since March 19, before the agency started to cut train access amid a rise in coronavirus cases.

Metro neared its complete return to service when it reopened the stations at East Fall Church and Arlington National Cemetery late last month. The report states passengers must continue to wear masks, as Metro officials hold safety as their “number one priority.”

Metro officials announced intentions to resume pre-pandemic services levels last month, now completing the plan to reopen stations and expand operating hours on trains and buses.

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