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Notes: Derailment causes Blue Line delays near Potomac Yard Metro station

Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!

Today’s weather: Morning clouds. Pleasantly warm. High of 75 and low of 43.
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The derailment of a work truck early this morning near the new Potomac Yard Metro station created single tracking and delays for Blue Line riders this morning.

The derailment caused single tracking between Braddock Road Metro station and the National Airport Metro station, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) said to expect delays.

WMATA General Manager Randy Clarke said the issue was not connected to the Potomac Yard Metro station.

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