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Dupont Circle is a Washington Metro station in Washington, D.C., on the Red Line.

The station, which serves the northwest edge of downtown Washington, lies under Dupont Circle and has two entrances: the north entrance, on Q Street Northwest between Connecticut Avenue and 20th Street, NW, and the south entrance, on 19th Street Northwest between Dupont Circle and Sunderland Place. The station's escalators are 188 feet long.[1]

The station was constructed underneath a former streetcar tunnel and another tunnel that carries Connecticut Avenue traffic. Service began on January 17, 1977. It is the fifth-busiest station in the Metrorail system, averaging 23,400 passengers per weekday as of May 2006.[2]

Notable places nearby Edit

Bus routes Edit


  • 42
  • D1, D3, D6
  • D2
  • G2
  • H1
  • L1
  • N2, N4, N6

References Edit

  1. Karush, Sarah. 'Friday the 13th' blackout hits nation's capital. Associated Press. Baltimore Sun. 2008-06-13. Retrieved 2008-06-13.
  2. Request for Expressions of Interest for Operation of Retail Services in Metrorail Stations. WMATA (2007-02-16).

External links Edit


fr:Dupont Circle (Métro de Washington) nl:Dupont Circle (metrostation)

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