A Metro spokesman said someone wrote a message mentioning a bomb on a Silver Line train Tuesday morning that caused officials to have riders exit the train, leading to delays on other lines.
K-9 units searched the train and no bomb was found, authorities said. There were no injuries reported.
There were delays on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines. Normal service has now resumed.
Updated at 9:22 a.m.
Riders should expect residual delays in the direction of Largo and New Carrollton because of an earlier issue at the L’Enfant Plaza stop. There was police activity at the stop but a Metro spokesman would not give details. He said no one was injured.
Updated at 9:08 a.m.
There are delays affecting several lines – the Orange, Blue and Silver — because of police activity at the L’Enfant Plaza station, according to Metro.
A Metro spokesman said he could not give details but said no one is injured. He described it as an ongoing police investigation. There are delays on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines. It was not clear how long the delays would last.
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Updated at 8:38 a.m.
Normal service is back on the Yellow and Blue lines.
Original post at 7:31 a.m.
Riders should expect delays on Metro’s Yellow and Blue lines Tuesday morning.
There was an earlier train malfunction at the Pentagon stop.
It was not immediately clear how long the delays would last.
Faiz Siddiqui contributed to this report.