METRORail to suspend some service this weekend
METRORail will suspend part of its service on Saturday and Sunday.
Crews need to perform routine switch and track maintenance work on the line between Hermann Park/Rice University and UH Downtown stations.
The shutdown will start on Saturday at 3 a.m. Rail service will resume at midnight on Sunday.
During the shutdown, rail customers will be served by #700 Rail Shuttle route buses running parallel to the rail line, both north and south, between the Hermann Park/Rice University and Preston stations. Buses will not be able to access the UH-Downtown Station due to construction.
Rail service between Fannin South and Hermann Park/Rice University stations will not be affected.
METRO personnel will be available to assist riders.