MARTA Suspends Rail Service South of Medical Center Station

Staff Report

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will suspend rail service south of Medical Center Station from Friday, Feb. 17 at 9 p.m. until the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 22 for track replacement work. Red Line service to the airport will remain on a reduced frequency from Thursday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, Feb. 26. Red Line service north of Medical Center, as well as rail service on the Gold, Blue, and Green Lines will operate normally.

To assist customers, free bus shuttles will run continuously between Medical Center, Buckhead, and Lenox Stations, and a $10 Uber or Lyft voucher will be available through MARTAConnect. Details on how and when to download the voucher will be provided as the project date nears.

MARTA is investing approximately $225 million in State of Good Repair work on its heavy rail lines to enhance the safety of the rail system, reduce train delays, and improve customer experience. The Track Replacement Program is a multi-year effort to replace track and switches throughout the rail system.

To learn more about the track replacement work and service impacts, visit

An electronic press kit featuring a map and video explaining the current project, and video and photos of previous track replacement work can be found here 04 Buckhead TRIV EPK for media - OneDrive (