Red Line riders headed toward Glenmont may experience delays during rush hour due to a brake problem on one train.
At 5:19 p.m., riders were told to exit the train with the mechanical problem at Brookland. Other trains were held up behind the affected train.
Glenmont-bound Red Line train with a brake problem at Brookland. Train will offload at the platform, trains holding behind. 5:19p #wmata
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A metro spokesman said he did not know when trains would start carrying passengers past Brookland again, but he predicted that it would be around 5:35 or shortly afterward.