Yellow Line (Washington Metro)

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Template:WashingtonMetroLines The Yellow Line of the Washington Metro consists of twelve subway stations from Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center to Huntington. It starts in the District of Columbia, crosses the Potomac River into Arlington, Virginia, goes through Alexandria and ends in Fairfax County, Virginia. It is the quick link between downtown Washington and National Airport, and shares nearly all of its stations with the Green and Blue Lines, with only two stations of its own.

History

Service on the Yellow Line began on April 30, 1983, adding Archives-Navy Mem'l-Penn Quarter to the system and linking the two already-built stations of Gallery Pl-Chinatown and Pentagon with a bridge across the Potomac River. It was extended four stations to Huntington on December 17, 1983, the first stations outside of the Capital Beltway. When the Green Line link to U St/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo opened on May 11, 1991, it acted as an extension of the Yellow Line until the southern Green Line branch was completed, and then the Yellow Line only served one station on the older link, Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center.

List of stations, south to north

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Yellow line of the Washington Metro

See also: List of Washington Metro stations

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