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D.C. Opens Memorial to 9 Killed in 2009 Red Line Crash

A memorial honoring the nine people killed in the 2009 crash on Metro’s red line is opening.

06/22/2015

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Metro Reports iPhones Robbery Trend in June

Metro’s police department is warning riders after a series of iPhone robberies on the orange, silver and blue lines.

06/20/2015

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Agenda Set for Fact-Finding Hearing on Metro Smoke

The National Transportation Safety Board has set its final agenda for a two-day hearing on a deadly electrical malfunction on the Metro in Washington where a train inside a tunnel filled with smoke.

06/19/2015

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On Metro, Single Tracking During Work Week May Be Inevitable After FTA Report

It’s been a disruptive part of weekends on Metro for years now, and single tracking may start happening during the week, too.

06/18/2015

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Feds Order Improvements to Metro, Inspections of Train Tunnels

Federal transit officials are ordering the inspection of ventilation systems in train tunnels nationwide after an electrical malfunction filled a Metro train inside a D.C. tunnel with smoke, leading to a passenger’s death.

06/17/2015

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Congressional Delegation Says Metro Still Has Safety Issues

Members of Congress from the Washington area say they’re troubled that the Metro subway system isn’t doing enough to ensure that passengers are safe following a fatal malfunction in January.

06/16/2015

Rescue personnel help free a man from the tracks of the Bethesda Metro station after he was hit by a train. (Photo from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)

Red Line Delays After Smoke in Metro Tunnel

Metrorail trains are delayed on the Red Line during Monday morning rush after reports of smoke caused by another arcing insulator.

06/15/2015

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Arrest Made in Brutal Metro Beating on Green Line

An arrest has been made in the brutal beating of a passenger on Metro’s Green Line on Sunday.

06/11/2015

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NTSB Safety Recommendation Means More Single Tracking on Metro

Earlier this week the NTSB handed down another safety recommendation, and the result is a long, hot and crowded summer on Metro.

06/11/2015

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Metro Removes All 4000-Series Cars After Door Problems

Metro has temporarily removed all of its 4000-series railcars from service for safety inspections out of an abundance of caution, WMATA announced Wednesday.

06/10/2015

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