Delays on the Red Line due to heat
4:50 p.m. Update: Metro is slowing trains through the area due to the kink between New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue stations. A press release said that the heat kinks can "form when overheated tracks expand and cannot be constrained by the cross ties and ballast support the track."
4:45 p.m. Update: According to Metro spokeswoman, Lisa Farbstein the problem is a "heat kink' in the section of track.
Original post: A track problem between New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue stations is causing delays in both directions of the Red Line as we head into the busiest time of the evening commute.
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