Dr. Gridlock: orange line


Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Orange Line train strikes deer; earlier delays now over

The incident occurred between the Cheverly and New Carrollton stations.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:11 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Orange Line

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 12/27/2013

Problems on Blue and Orange lines resolved

Metro riders should expect delays on Blue and Orange lines because of disabled trains.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:02 AM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue line, delays, Metro, Orange Line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 05:49 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Delays on Metro’s Blue and Orange lines

Delays on Blue and Orange lines because of signal problem. Trains briefly shared a track.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:49 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue line, Metro, Orange Line, 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 03:38 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Metro clears delays on Green and Orange lines

Metro clears delays on Green and Orange lines after earlier problems.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  03:38 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  green line, Metro, metro delays, Orange Line, WMATA

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Crowded trains for Metro riders on Veterans Day

It is not the first time Metro has received complaints from commuters train service on weekends that are holidays for some but not others.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:37 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Orange Line, riders complain, WMATA

Posted at 06:14 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Service returns to normal on Orange, Blue Lines after overnight work

Work ran longer than expected but delays were cleared by rush hour.

By Leah Binkovitz  |  06:14 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue line, delays, Metro, Orange Line

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/19/2013

Man struck and killed by Orange Line train

By Lori Aratani  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, wmata; metro; orange line

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Metro rider asks about 'service adjustments' near end of line

It's usually not good for the riders aboard the train, which is either going to stop and wait for several minutes, or skip a station.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:21 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Metro, Metrorail, Orange Line, WMATA

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Hydraulic fluid to blame for nightmarish Metro commute

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By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:20 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue orange line meltdown, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Orange Line work finished after morning delays

Orange Line delays expected until mid-day Tuesday because of problems with testing on new Silver Line

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:41 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, orange line, WMATA

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Orange Line resumes full service

Orange Line service is suspended between East Falls Church and Virginia Square stations after a woman was struck by a train at Ballston.

By Mark Berman  |  01:15 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, metro orange line, Metrorail, 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 11:40 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Power issues continue on Orange Line

The power issues that slowed travelers on Wednesday and during the Thursday morning commute continue. Pepco said in a statement that repair efforts to restore normal electric service to a substation near Deanwood continue.

By Mark Berman  |  11:40 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  Metro, Orange Line

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Man struck by Orange Line train in ‘serious condition’

A McLean man struck by a train at Clarendon Station Tuesday afternoon is in serious condition in a local intensive care unit, according to Metro. The incident caused hours of delays on the Orange Linge, prompting temporary closures of multiple stations and concerns about crowded conditions along the line.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  WMATA, Metro, Metrorail, Orange Line

Posted at 05:38 AM ET, 07/20/2010

Red Line delays

Metro says the Red Line delays should be clearing, but reports from the field indicate that people are having a difficult commute this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:38 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Metro | Tags:  metro delays, orange line delays

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 06/23/2010

Orange Line delays

Delays on the Orange Line

By Mark Berman  |  08:40 AM ET, 06/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  orange line, orange line delays

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 06/09/2010

Orange Line delays

Orange Line delays

By Mark Berman  |  07:17 AM ET, 06/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  metro delays, metrorail delays, orange line, orange line delays