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Red Line delays due to malfunction

7:04 p.m. Update: Metro's latest alert warns that delays are still continuing.

6:33 p.m. Update: The Post's Lena H. Sun reports that people are eight people deep on the platform at Farragut North, and there have been no announcements explaining the cause of the delays.

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6:20 p.m. Update: Twitter traffic indicates that delays on the Red Line are severe. You may want to delay heading for the Metro station. Check out what other passengers are saying by following #WMATA below.

6:15 p.m. Update: Metro says the train problem has been resolved, but expect the delays to continue while the system readjusts.

Original post: Metro reports a train malfunction outside Woodley Park station. Trains are single-tracking between Van Ness and Dupont Circle. Expect inbound and outbound delays.

Are you on the Red Line and affected by the delays? Post a comment below or e-mail a photo to us at

Riders report from the rails (#wmata):

By Michael Bolden  | October 4, 2010; 6:06 PM ET
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