Monday morning troubles on Metro

Updated at 8:00 a.m.

Riders on the Red Line may experience delays Monday morning.

There was an earlier disabled train at the No-Ma station, and there are residual delays on Shady Grove-bound trains.

Updated at 6:45 a.m.

Trains are no longer sharing a track between West Falls Church and East Falls Church stations.

Updated at 6:30 a.m.

Metro said trains are back to running on a normal schedule on the Green and Yellow lines after earlier delays.

Original post at 5:57 a.m.

Trains on Metro’s Green, Yellow and Oranges lines are delayed Monday morning because of incidents.

Metro said trains on its Orange Line were sharing a track between Falls Church and East Falls Church stops because of disabled track equipment. Officials warned that riders should expect delays in  both directions.

On the Green and Yellow lines, Metro said around 5:30 a.m. that trains were sharing a track between the Prince George’s Plaza and Fort Totten stations due to a track problem outside the Fort Totten station. By 5:42 a.m., Metro sent an alert saying that trains were no longer sharing a track, but riders should 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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