Friday, September 11, 2009

Complete the Tweet VII

Metro often ignores the 140-character limit on its tweets, and when they do, it presents a tantalizing chance to have a little fun at Metro's expense.
So let's help Metro out and complete this gem from yesterday, using the comments.
metroopensdoors Blue-Orange: Expect delays to Franconia Springfield due to a train experiencing mechanical difficulties at Metro Center station. Trains are

Previous complete the tweets: here, here, here, here, here and here.

Other Metro tweets of interest:

Both of these disruptions were to have been over by now. We suggest that in the future, Metro preface tweets regarding these sections with "wrong again."
metroopensdoors Blue-Yellow: Trains are traveling at reduced speeds between Braddock Road and Pentagon stations as a result of the Labor Day track maintenan
metroopensdoors Red Line: Trains are moving at reduced speeds between Fort Totten and Takoma stations due to track circuit repairs. Expect delays in both di

Other items:
Metro strikes again (WaPo)
Metro budget woes (WaPo)
GGW's take on the budget
Metro selling Ballston bus depot (WMATA)
Orange/Blue lines slated for rehab (WMATA)
Metro making you safer (WMATA)

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17 comments:

Anonymous said...

increasingly held together with gum and rubber bands

Anonymous said...

falling apart at an unbelievable rate. sorry folks. try driving.

Brian said...

stopping at Reagan National Airport to remove the mangled bodies from underneath before continuing to destination.

Michael said...

are these still fun? I thought by now we'd have shamed Metro into figuring out how to count to 140.

Anonymous said...

Taking no prisoners. Watch out.

James said...

a 50-50 proposition at this point

Anonymous said...

metroopensdoors Blue-Orange: Expect delays to Franconia Springfield due to a train experiencing mechanical difficulties at Metro Center station. Trains are running over track workers as fast as possible to grease the tracks and get things moving again.

Ryan said...

on fire again.

Anonymous said...

like wmata in general, awash in fail

Anonymous said...

an embarrassment to the city and the country.

Anonymous said...

obviously not our strong suit

Anonymous said...

mechanically challenged, but you knew that, didn't you?

Matthew said...

imploding at this time.

Anonymous said...

being replaced with horse-n-buggies as part of the Braddock Road Memorial Day maintenance program. We will not raise your transit fees but do expect you to help feed, water and muck the horses as we ride along.

Anonymous said...

currently run by hamsters and gerbils. If we were in anyway responsible for our actions we might care about service. Additionally, if we needed to care about revenues we might not have shut down the airport and shopping center for a three day weekend.

Metro closes doors on businesses runs roughshod over anything in it's path.

Anonymous said...

In the words of a famous writer....

Trains are currently being squirt out of the universe like a watermelon seed. Only their brake shoes remain.

Daniel M. Laenker said...

metroopensdoors Blue-Orange: Expect delays to Franconia Springfield due to a train experiencing mechanical difficulties at Metro Center station. Trains are here and there. All possible trains exist, you only have to imagine them. Orange trains are even going to Springfield right now! Orange trains to Vienna are not affected.

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