Four out of five Metro lines having trouble Tuesday morning

Updated at 10:32 a.m.

Metro said normal service has resumed on the Blue and Yellow lines after earlier troubles at the Braddock Road stop.

Updated at 9:56 a.m.

Make that four out of five of Metro’s rail lines that have had troubles this fine Tuesday morning.

Metro said riders on the Blue and Yellow lines should expect residual delays to Huntington and Franconia because of an earlier train malfunction outside the Braddock Road stop.

At 9:20 a.m., Metro said New Carrollton-bound riders on the Orange Line may experience delays because of a signal problem at Ballston. It said trains are moving.

Riders had plenty of concerns and frustrations on Twitter.

 

 

 

Updated at 7:49 a.m.

Metro said normal service has resumed at Rockville.

Original post at 7:24 a.m.

Metro riders on the busy Red Line should expect delays Tuesday morning.

There are problems stemming from an earlier disabled train at the Rockville stop. The delays are in the direction of Glenmont.

There were also delays on the Orange Line because of an earlier medical emergency at L’Enfant Plaza stop. Metro said at 7:25 a.m. that all trains are now moving.

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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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