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Installation of real-time information signs at bus stop.s Credit: WMATA

Bethesda Metro Station Closed Due to Escalator Outage

The Bethesda Metro station is closed due to an escalator outage, officials say.

04/07/2015

(Photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Fire Department Reports Smoke in Bethesda Metro Tunnel

Fire officials reported smoke in a subway tunnel in Bethesda on Tuesday.

04/07/2015

(Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Arrested in Stabbing of Metro Station Manager

Metro Transit Police say they have made an arrest in the stabbing of a station manager in March.

04/06/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigators Examining Similar Incident in Metro Probe

Federal investigators are looking at a similar incident that happened in February as they try to pin down the cause of an electrical malfunction on Washington’s subway system that led to one death.

04/06/2015

File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Metro: Man Stabbed in Fight on Bus in Silver Spring

Authorities say a man has been stabbed on a Metrobus in Silver Spring during a fight.

04/06/2015

(Credit: Matt DelSignore/NewsRadio 99.1)

Metro’s 7000-Series Trains Look and Sound Different

When Metro’s long-awaited new train hits the Blue Line April 14, riders’ rail experiences won’t just look and feel different — it’ll sound different too.

04/03/2015

Smoke DuPont Circle Metro

Fire Department Activity at Glenmont, Wheaton Metro Stations

There was a large fire department presence on a portion of Metro’s Red Line in Maryland Friday, and trains were stopped for a time at the Glenmont and Wheaton stations in response to reports of smoke in the tunnel.

04/03/2015

Credit: Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW

Metro Stopping Weekend Work for Cherry Blossom Season

Metro says there will be no weekend track work for the next two weekends as cherry blossom season gets underway.

03/31/2015

Metro's 7000-series rail car. (Photo credit: WMATA)

Metro’s First 7000-Series Train to Debut in April

Metro has announced that the system’s first 7000-series train will enter passenger service April 14 on the Blue Line. It will depart from Franconia-Springfield shortly after 7 a.m.

03/26/2015

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Metro Posts Safety Videos to Prepare Riders for Emergencies

Nearly three months after the fatal smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station, Metro is releasing new safety preparedness videos to show riders what to do in case of an emergency.

03/26/2015

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