Problem on Metro’s Red Line resolved

Updated at 1:05 p.m.

Metro said trains were no longer sharing a track as of 1 p.m. There had been delays of about 12 minutes for the last hour as crews worked to fix a “broken joint bar” on the track outside the NoMa-Gallaudet station, according to Metro spokesman Dan Stessel. He said there may be some residual delays on the line.

Updated at 12:15 p.m.

Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said trains will likely share a track on the Red Line until 1 p.m., as crews work to resolve an earlier track problem outside the NoMa-Gallaudet stop.

Updated at 11:33 a.m.

Passengers on the Red Line at the NoMa and Rhode Island Avenue stations should board all trains on the Shady Grove side of the platform, Metro said. There are delays in both directions of the line, as trains are sharing a track.

Original post at 11:25 a.m.

Riders on Metro’s Red Line should expect delays Wednesday.

Trains are sharing a track between NoMa-Gallaudet and Fort Totten stations because of a track problem outside the NoMa-Gallaudet station.

Riders are likely to experience delays in both directions.

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