Metro train with smoky brakes offloaded

December 16, 2013

Updated at 9:36 a.m.

Metro said normal service has resumed at Gallery Place.

Original post at 9:10 a.m.

A Red Line train with smoky brakes had to be offloaded at Gallery Place during Monday morning’s commute.

The smoke was noticed near the Woodley Park station, according to a Metro spokeswoman.

The train is being taken out of service and there are “not expected to be significant delays,” Metro said.

 

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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