Your costume has been right in front of you all along.
A track problem forced single-tracking between the National Airport and Braddock Road stations. Trips are expected to take 30 to 45 minutes longer than usual, with trains holding at stations.
But there's really no good alternative to just fixing the power problem and restoring service.
Passengers who did not realize the woman with a gun was a Metro Tranist officer in plain clothes were frightened to see her pointing it on the platform.
The problem was at McPherson Square and affected four busy downtown stations.
Starting at 8 p.m. on some lines and at 10 p.m. on all others, trains will run only every 20 to 25 minutes.
The elevators weren't working, at the only station accessible only by elevator.
Trains had to single-track because of the threat.
The power is back on, though elevators are still out of service.
A 7000-series train offloaded passengers at Fort Totten today.