Malfunction causes Orange Line delays
8:22 p.m. Update: Metro says the track circuit malfunction has been resolved, but delays continue in both directions on the Orange Line.
7 p.m. Update: Metro spokeswoman Cathy Asato said there is a switch problem outside Vienna on the outbound track. Trains are single-tracking, "but we still have significant delays," she said. Crews are on the scene, but Metro did not have an estimate of when normal service might resume.
6:50 p.m. Update: Tyson reports that a train operator informed passengers that all the trains ahead of them (she's at Clarendon) are unloading their passengers.
More details to come.
6:47 p.m. Update: The Post's Ann Scott Tyson repoerts that she is on an Orange Line train that has been at a standstill for 20 minutes.
Original post: A track circuit malfunction outside of Vienna Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Station is causing delays in both directions on the Orange Line.
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