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Transit Alert: Metro Delays Due to Person on Tracks

by Katie Pyzyk — March 8, 2012 at 2:57 pm 3,025 10 Comments

Update at 3:10 p.m. – WMATA reports the Foggy Bottom station has reopened.

Earlier: Metro riders should expect to experience delays on the Orange and Blue lines due to a person struck by a train at Foggy Bottom.

The Foggy Bottom station is currently closed. Orange lines are single tracking between Clarendon and Foggy Bottom. Blue lines are single tracking between Arlington Cemetery and Foggy Bottom.

Delays are expected to continue during the police investigation into the incident.

If you or someone you know is experiencing thoughts of suicide, help is a phone call away. Call CrisisLink at 703-527-4077.

  • BC

    “Metro General Manager Richard Sarles told the board that a person apparently intentionally jumped in front of train. The board was receiving a report on suicides in the transit system at the time.”

    It’s like 10000 spoons, when all you need is a knife

    • OldTimer

      Isn’t it ironic? Don’t ya think?

    • Free Ride

      It’s like “traaaain”, on your wedding day.

      • Crap

        Now that song is on loop in my head. Hahaha… darn you angry 90s chick rock for being so catchy!!

    • Metro jam…

      when you’re already late.

  • Sorry Metro

    The man, a male in his 50s, has died (from WashPost)

  • Glebe Roader

    Driving = alternatives.

    • cyclist

      It’s a beautiful day not to ride Metro home.

  • RanomDude

    wow, tough crowd..

  • It figures

    Some good advice that he just didn’t take: http://www.sprc.org/

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