ATLANTA — From long delays after the Championship, to long delays from technical issues at the airport.
MARTA reports there are heavy delays on the north-south Red and Gold lines because of technical issues at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
In a statement, the transit authority said the source of the delay was a train that went down near the airport station in the interlocking area where multiple trains can pass through.
Crews worked to clear the disabled train from the rail line, but long delays resulted. The faulty train has since been moved to the rail line for repair.
A tweet from MARTA says they are "working diligently to correct this issue, and we apologize for the inconvenience."
This is not the first time this week that MARTA customers have had to deal with an interrupted commute.
On Monday after the College Football National Championship, riders complained of delays of more than an hour. MARTA identified the source of the delays as "door faults" caused by heavy ridership from the game, and, in some cases, from riders manually activating emergency devices on the trains. At least two customers also suffered medical emergencies that night. The result was a ripple effect along the north and southbound Red and Gold lines.