Metro to stay open late for Nats, Cubs game

All the people heading out to either event, getting in and out could be a nightmare.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Metro's rail service will run for an additional hour Thursday for Game 5 of the Washington Nationals versus the Chicago Cubs.

Mayor Muriel Bowser and Metro General Manager and CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld announced their decision Thursday.

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“Tonight, Washington, DC will host the Nationals’ NLDS championship game and the exciting opening of The Wharf,” said Mayor Bowser. “We want everyone attending these events to enjoy their experience and have a safe ride home at the end of the night. Go Nats and enjoy The Wharf!”

The last Green Line train is now scheduled depart Navy Yard-Ballpark Station in the direction of Greenbelt at 1 a.m. The last Green Line train to Branch Avenue will depart Navy Yard-Ballpark Station at 1 a.m.

In the event of a rain delay, Metro will provide any updates regarding last train times through ballpark announcements, on Twitter (@wmata and @metrorailinfo) and via MetroAlerts email and text messages. To sign up for MetroAlerts, visit wmata.com/metroalerts.

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