Problems on Blue and Orange lines resolved

Updated at 7:05 a.m.

Normal service is back on Metro’s Orange Line after earlier problems.

Updated at 7:02 a.m.

Trains are no longer sharing a track between Van Dorn Street and Franconia- Springfield. But riders should expect delays to continue in both directions on the Blue Line.

Updated at 6:38 a.m.

Other problems cropped up Friday on Metro’s Blue and Orange lines, causing  delays.

The Orange Line to Vienna was experiencing delays due to a disabled train at Deanwood.

There are also delays on the Blue Line because of a disabled train outside Franconia. Trains are sharing a track on that line between Van Dorn Street and Franconia.

It is the second set of issues Friday for commuters on these two lines.

Updated at 6:20 a.m.

Normal service has resumed at Federal Triangle after an earlier issue.

Original post at 5:58 a.m.

Riders on Metro’s Blue and Orange lines should expect delays Friday morning because of a disabled train at Federal Triangle.

Trains are delayed heading in the direction of Vienna and Franconia.

Dana Hedgpeth is a Post reporter, working the early morning, reporting on traffic, crime and other local issues.
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