News Release, Metro News

Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld today announced that the entire Metrorail system will remain open until 1 a.m Sunday night for World Series Game 5, should it be necessary, thanks to support from Pepco.

“On behalf of all Metro employees, let me say how proud we are to serve ‘The Sports Capital’ and our championship teams — first the Capitals, then the Mystics, and soon – hopefully – the Nationals,” Wiedefeld said. “In the event that Game 5 is necessary, Metro will be powered by Pepco until 1 a.m. I want to thank Pepco Holdings for sponsoring the extra service hours, benefiting fans at Nats Park, viewing parties and Halloween festivities across the region.”

“We are pleased to partner with WMATA to keep the Metro open and to help ensure our dedicated fans can be there to support our Nationals through the very last play,” said Dave Velazquez, president and CEO, Pepco Holdings. “From powering Nationals Park to watch parties across the District, we are pleased to bring a new level of energy to this World Series.”

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

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