UPDATE 7:47 p.m.: Issues with the overhead power system supply near Wardlow Station have been resolved. The Metro Blue Line is resuming normal service at this time. Metro again thanks all those affected for their patience this evening.
UPDATE 7:00 p.m.: Work continues on repairs to the damaged section of the overhead power supply system near Wardlow Station. Metro Blue Line delays have been reduced to up to 12 minutes.
Since approximately 4:30 this afternoon, the Metro Blue Line has been experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes due to an issue with the overhead power supply system near Wardlow Station.
The issue is occurring specifically on the Northbound track, requiring both Long Beach-bound and Downtown L.A.-bound trains to share the Southbound track as they navigate around the incident track. Trains are also holding at Del Amo Station for a few minutes for equipment inspection necessitated by the power supply system issue.
Unfortunately, field personnel have confirmed repairs will be fairly complicated, meaning the Blue Line will continue to experience delays of 20 minutes through this evening.
Metro would like to thank customers for their patience as we work to restore regular Blue Line service as fast as possible. For continued updates, check back here at The Source or follow Metro on Twitter @metrolosangeles or @metroLAalerts.
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