Delays on Red, Blue and Yellow lines resolved

December 26, 2013

Updated at 10:11 a.m.

Metro said normal service has resumed on the Blue and Orange lines after an earlier issue at Federal Triangle station.

Updated at 9:15 a.m.

Another problem has cropped up on Metro’s rail lines.

Riders should expect delays to Franconia-Springfield and Vienna on the Blue and Orange lines because of an earlier issue with a disabled train at the Federal Triangle stop.

Updated at 8:52 a.m.

Metro said normal service has resumed on the Red, Blue and Yellow lines after earlier problems.

Original post at 6:23 a.m.

Metro riders should expect delays on the Red, Blue and Yellow lines Thursday because of several problems.

As of 7 a.m., there were delays on the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove as the result of a disabled train at Brookland.

At the same time, delays were reported on the Blue and Yellow lines in the direction of Largo Town Center and Mount Vernon Square because of an earlier issue that involved a train malfunction at Crystal City.

An earlier track problem at the Medical Center stop caused trains to share a track between Grosvenor and Van Ness stops. That problem was resolved, but expect residual 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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