COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Metro trains are single tracking between the Prince George's Plaza and College Park stations after a train operator observed smoke.
Metro says in a statement that a green line train experienced a loss of power Monday around 2 p.m. as the train approached the College Park station. Metro says when power was reset the train operator reported smoke.
Metro says the train reversed and returned to Prince George's Plaza station where passengers were offloaded. Metro says there were no injuries and that officials are on scene investigating the issue.
Green Line: Expect delays in both directions due to a track problem outside of PG Plaza.— Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) December 19, 2016
Green Line: Single tracking between PG Plaza & College Park due to a track problem outside of PG Plaza. Expect delays in both directions.— Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) December 19, 2016
U/D @wmata Smoke was from an outside source btw College Park & Hyattsville stations. No issue with rail cars. PGFD will be clearing shortly— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) December 19, 2016