Metro Alert: McPherson Reopens After Smoke Report
Update, 12:46 p.m.: McPherson Square station has reopened after a cable burned out in an ancillary room, releasing smoke into the station, officials said. Trains are single-tracking on the Orange and Blue lines between Farragut West and Federal Triangle stations.
Original post, 12:00 p.m. Metro closed down McPherson Square station on the Blue and Orange line at 11:48 a.m. because of a report of smoke coming out of an auxillary room at the station, officials said. Trains are turning back at Farragut West and Federal Triangle, and shuttle buses have been requested. Delays are expected in both directions. Fire and emergency officials arrived on the scene just before noon. Blue and Orange line trains are also not stopping at Metro Center.
-- Lena Sun
February 2, 2009; 12:00 PM ET
Categories: Advisories , Commuting , Metro
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