Metro service on the Blue Line was suspended Tuesday night due to a train derailment in Washington, officials said on Wednesday.
The officials revealed that services between Pentagon and Foggy Bottom are suspended, adding that there will be no rail service between the Rosslyn and Pentagon stations on Wednesday.
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Free shuttle buses will replace trains between Rosslyn, Arlington Cemetery and Pentagon stations.
Officials received a report of a disabled Blue Line train around 4:53 p.m. in the tunnel between Rosslyn and Arlington Cemetery stations. Upon inspection, it was determined that the train has partially derailed.
Fire Department and Metro personnel responded to the scene. One person got hurt and was transported from the scene to an area hospital in stable condition.
In a tweet, Metrorail Info said: “Yellow/Green Line Delay: Columbia Heights station has re-opened. Trains are now servicing the station.”
Orange Line service will operate normally between Vienna and New Carrollton stations, and Silver Line service will operate normally between Wiehle-Reston East and Largo Town Center stations.