Dr. Gridlock: Red Line


Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Earlier problem on Metro’s Red Line resolved

Earlier train malfunction causes problems in the direction of Shady Grove.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:49 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Happy Friday -- Metro Red Line delays resolved

Train malfunction at Silver Spring station. Delays on Metro’s Red Line.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:23 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Earlier delay on Metro’s Red Line resolved

Delays on Metro’s busy Red Line. Sick customer aboard a train.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:48 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  delays, Metro, red line, WMATA

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Delays on Metro’s Red Line

Riders on Metro’s Red Line should expect delays. Trains are sharing a track between Wheaton and Forest Glen.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:09 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Delays on Metro’s Red Line

Delays on Metro’s Red Line. Track work along busy line.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:45 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line delays, subway, WMATA

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Delays cleared after snarling Orange Line service for hours

Metro riders encountered problems on all five lines on Wednesday morning, with some headaches lingering into the afternoon.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:20 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  delays, Metro, red line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Signal problems on Red Line fixed after delays

Metro’s busy Red Line delayed due to signal problems. It is the third rail line of the day to have an early morning problem.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:59 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line delays, subway, WMATA

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Red Line delays resolved

Earlier delays on Metro’s Red Line. Passenger reports someone suspicious but police find nothing.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:49 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro delays, red line

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Delays on Metro’s Red Line resolved

Delays on Metro’s Red Line resolved.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:20 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  delays, Metro, red line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Metro’s Red Line ok after delays

Earlier delays on Metro’s Red Line

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:21 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  delays, Metro, red line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 12/16/2013

Metro train with smoky brakes offloaded

Smoky brakes lead to Metro train problems. No major delays expected.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:10 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line delays, subway, WMATA

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Metro’s Red Line back to normal after delay

Metro’s Red Line has delays.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:25 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line delays, subway, WMATA

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Metro’s Red Line delayed

Metro’s Red Line has morning delays. Disabled train at Rhode Island Avenue stop.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:55 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, metro delays, red line

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Metro: Red Line delays resolved

Metro has delays on Red and Blue lines. Riders should expect delays.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:08 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue line, Metro, red line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Delays cleared on Metro’s Red, Orange and Blue lines

Delays on three of Metro’s five rail lines. Unclear how long delays will last on Red, Orange and Blue lines.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:43 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue line, Metro, Orange Line, red line, WMATA

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Metro train hits deer, causes Blue Line delays

Blue line trains single-tracking between Morgan Boulevard and Addison Road stations after a train struck a deer.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  03:42 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue line, Metro, metro delays, red line

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Stranded Metro riders can’t measure rebuilding progress

Last week’s problems show why riders are confused or skeptical about the long-term rebuilding program.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:41 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Metro, Metrorail, red line, WMATA

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Metro’s Red Line again experiencing delays

Metro Red Line riders face morning delays. For second day in a row, busy line has troubles.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line delays, WMATA

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Tell us your Red Line commute story

Tell us of your morning commuting today on the Red Line. We want to hear how the delays impacted you.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:42 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line, red line commute

Posted at 07:34 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Red Line delays on Metro

Delays on Metro’s Red Line. Track problem outside of Union Station.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:34 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  delays, Metro, red line

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Body found inside the Judiciary Square Metro station

The 4th Street entrance of the Metro station has been closed while police continue to investigate.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:46 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judiciary Square, Metro, red line, WMATA

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Memorial service set for contractor killed in Metro accident

The contractor killed early Sunday in a Metro accident is being mourned at a funeral service in his hometown of Blackstone, Virginia.

By Luz Lazo  |  03:41 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fatal accident, Metro, Metro accident, Metrorail, red line, WMATA

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Red Line to close in downtown D.C. this weekend

Other track work will affect schedules on the Green, Blue and Yellow lines.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:15 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Metro, Metrorail, red line, WMATA

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Metro derailment caused by possible failure in equipment

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:13 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line derailment, red line derialment, WMATA

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/30/2013

Another messy morning for the Red Line

An early morning derailment on the Red Line is just another in a series of problems that have affected service on the busy line.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  derailment, Metro, red line, WMATA

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Metro trying to fix Red Line water problems

Metro trying to figure out how to fix Red Line water problems.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:25 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red l ine, red line, WMATA

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Red Line trains could be delayed due to weather [UPDATED]

Metro warns riders that Red Line trains could run at reduced speeds due to severe weather in the area, which may lead to delays for these trains.

By Mark Berman  |  04:24 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, red line, WMATA

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Cracked rail creates Red Line delays

A cracked rail on the Red Line created delays for several hours on Monday, the second such incident in the last week.

By Mark Berman  |  02:57 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, red line, WMATA

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Red Line riders slowed by cracked rail near Bethesda

Red Line trains are single-tracking due to a cracked rail near Bethesda, creating delays in both directions.

By Mark Berman  |  02:53 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bethesda, Metro, metro delays, Metrorail, red line, red line delays, WMATA

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Major Red Line delays

Heavy delays on the Red Line could snarl the Thursday evening commute

By Mark Berman  |  04:49 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, red line, WMATA

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Normal Red Line service restored after man struck, dragged by train

Red Line trains are not stopping at Union Station after a rider was hit by a train arriving at the station.

By Mark Berman  |  11:21 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Metrorail, red line, union station, WMATA

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Red Line single-tracking lifted after man fatally struck at Farragut North [UPDATED]

Single-tracking ended this afternoon and no additional delays were expected through the evening.

By Mark Berman  |  02:27 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dupont Circle, farragut north, judiciary square, Metro, Metrorail, red line, WMATA

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 01/27/2012

The weekend and beyond

Whether you’re heading to the Polar Bear Plunge, the Chinese New Year’s Parade or just to Tysons Corner, check our traffic list.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:10 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Red Line, Orange Line, Green Line, Yellow Line, Blue Line, VDOT, WMATA, Metrorail

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Metro: Power outage caused major overnight delays

Metro is investigating a power outage that left riders stranded on station platforms and stuck in train cars late Thursday night into Friday, without any communication from transit officials.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:50 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro, wmata, red line

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Metro rail delays

Delays on the Red and Green lines.

By Kafia A. Hosh  |  07:59 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Line, Red Line, Metrorail

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 08/09/2010

NTSB meets Metro board

Metro board members and members of the National Transportation Safety Board are lined up across the Metro board room in downtown Washington to talk about the safety panel's recommendations.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:00 PM ET, 08/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Metro, Metro, Metro | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Red Line crash

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 07/27/2010

Where crash report leaves Metro riders

Deborah Hersman, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said the panel's recommendations regarding the Red Line crash are not an indictment of any individual, but they amount to a withering rebuke of those collectively responsible for operating the nation's second largest subway system.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:29 PM ET, 07/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Metrorail, Red Line crash

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 07/15/2010

Red Line delays cleared

There are delays on the Red Line heading towards Shady Grove.

By Mark Berman  |  08:27 AM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  metro delays, red line delays

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/12/2010

Relief not easy to find

Does this Metro rider's experience match your own during the past few weeks of hot weather? She encounters the double threat of air conditioning and escalators.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Metrorail, Red Line

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 07/08/2010

New phase of Red Line rehab

Metro has launched a new phase of its long-term rehabilitation project on the Red Line, and it will affect your travels on weekends and late nights over the next year.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:26 PM ET, 07/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Metrorail, Red Line

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 06/30/2010

Red Line delays cleared

There are Red Line delays heading towards Shady Grove due to a train malfunction at Judiciary Square.

By Mark Berman  |  07:44 AM ET, 06/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  metro delays, red line delays

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 06/10/2010

Brief Red Line delays

Red Line delays

By Mark Berman  |  07:56 AM ET, 06/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  metro red line, red line