Metro Trains Bypass Bethesda Station After Escalator Outage | NBC4 Washington

Metro Trains Bypass Bethesda Station After Escalator Outage

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    Metro trains bypassed the Bethesda station for hours Monday evening because elevators and escalators were out of service.

    Trains traveling in either direction skipped the station starting about 6:20 p.m. Shuttle service was available from the Medical Center station. Metro advised riders to take the J2, J3, J4, J7 and J9 buses.

    Service had been restored by 8:20 p.m., Metro said. 

    No information on the cause of the outage was available immediately. A new escalator was installed in the station in August, as News4 reported.

    Stay with News4 for more details on this developing story.