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Metro train with smoky brakes offloaded

Updated at 9:36 a.m.

Metro said normal service has resumed at Gallery Place.

Original post at 9:10 a.m.

A Red Line train with smoky brakes had to be offloaded at Gallery Place during Monday morning’s commute.

The smoke was noticed near the Woodley Park station, according to a Metro spokeswoman.

The train is being taken out of service and there are “not expected to be significant delays,” Metro said.


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

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