Metro Train Derails Outside Rosslyn Station

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A man talks on a phone while riding Metro. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A man talks on a phone while riding Metro. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Officials say a single wheel set on a Metro train has derailed outside the Rosslyn Station. There were no reported injuries and all passengers were safely evacuated from the train.

A Metro spokesman says it happened about 7 p.m. Tuesday on the Blue Line traveling between Franconia and Springfield. Trains on the Oran and Blue Lines were single-tracking around the derailment. Metro officials say passengers should expect delays.

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