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Blue and Orange Line delays lifted

Mark Berman

8:30 A.M. UPDATE:
The delays have been cleared, according to Metro's Web site.

8:20 A.M. UPDATE:
The delays continue on the Blue and Orange lines. Sound off in the comments below on your commute this morning!

There are delays on the Blue and Orange lines heading towards Franconia-Springfield and Vienna, respectively. This is owing to an earlier train malfunction outside of Stadium-Armory, which Metro's Web site says has been resolved.

By Mark Berman  | August 11, 2010; 7:51 AM ET
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Blue and yellow delays due to power problem near Alexandria yard. Possibly all the way to Reagan-difficult to understand announcent on train. Nothing on wmata website, but I think it is single tracking.

Posted by: DrMeglet | August 11, 2010 9:08 AM | Report abuse

I walked into King Street, saw four trains hit the platform in the other direction over 12 minutes without seeing one on my side, and walked out. Working from home is better than sitting on the train for two hours, right?

Posted by: wmsheppa | August 11, 2010 9:26 AM | Report abuse

Probably a 20 minute wait at Eastern Market. I don't believe a single announcement was made why we were waiting.

Posted by: therewasacatch1 | August 11, 2010 9:39 AM | Report abuse

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