Delays on Metro’s Red Line end

December 12, 2013

Updated at 8:41 a.m.

Metro said normal service has resumed at its Metro Center stop after an earlier incident.

The busy Red Line had two incidents Thursday morning that caused commuters delays.

Updated at 8:22 a.m.

Metro said it is having another problem Thursday morning on the Red Line that will create delays for riders.

Officials said riders should expect residual delays to Shady Grove because of an earlier train malfunction at the Metro Center stop.

Updated at 8:09 a.m.

Normal service has resumed on the Red Line between Fort Totten and Takoma stations.

Updated at 7:33 a.m.

Metro said trains are no longer sharing a track between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations, but delays continue in both directions.

Updated at 7:21 a.m.

Metro said riders on the Red Line should expect delays Thursday morning because of a disabled train outside the Takoma station.

The delays are impacting the Red Line in both directions, as trains are having to share a track between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations to get around the train.

It is not immediately known how long the delays will last.

Original post at 7:14 a.m.

Metro said riders should expect delays Thursday morning on its Red Line.

The incident involves a disabled train outside the Takoma station.

It is not immediately clear how long there will be delays.

Dana Hedgpeth is the Washington Post’s lead reporter in covering the Metro rail and bus systems in the D.C. region and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) that runs them.
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