Metro said normal service was back on the Red Line and trains are stopping at the Bethesda stop following an earlier problem with an escalator there. It was not immediately known what caused the problem.
Trains on Metro’s Red Line are not stopping at the Bethesda station because of an escalator problem at the stop that is causing major crowding on the platform. Metro said it is providing shuttle bus service for riders. Metro said the station remains open.
There are no major problems at the moment on Metro but some minor issues.
On the Silver Line, there was a disabled train earlier at the Ballston stop, which is creating residual delays on the Orange and Silver lines.
Normal service is back on Metro’s Red Line.
Trains are no longer sharing a track on the Red Line.
There are delays and detours on Metro’s bus lines. Check wmata.com for details on changes to bus routes.
Riders on Metro should expect delays Thursday morning on the Red line, as trains are sharing a track between the Forest Glen and Silver Spring stops.
There was a disabled train near the Forest Glen stop. Passengers had to get off the troubled train.
On Metro’s bus system, it warned riders should also expect delays because of icy conditions throughout the area.
The transit agency said its bus system was running on a “moderate” snow service plan, meaning there would be delays and detours and no service on some routes.
Buses stopped running overnight because of the icy roads.