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File photo of a Metro train. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro: 1 Dead, 2 Hurt in Red Line Welding Accident

One contractor died and two Metro employees were injured in a welding accident in a red line subway tunnel between Union Station and the Judiciary Square stop early Sunday, the transit agency said.

10/06/2013

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Metro Lines to Have Longer Waits This Weekend

Metro says riders on the red and orange lines can expect longer waits this weekend.

09/20/2013

President Barack Obama answers a question on Syria during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister after their bilateral meeting at the Rosenbad Building in Stockholm on Sept. 4, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Syria Action: ‘My Credibility Is Not On The Line’

President Barack Obama traveled to Sweden on Wednesday ahead of the G20 Summit as he is seeking international support for a military strike against Syria for use of chemical weapons. Obama landed in Stockholm to meet with Swedish Prime Minister John Fredrik Reinfeldt for a press conference on their shared views for international action in Syria.

09/04/2013

A Red Line train derailed around midnight Thursday between the Rhode Island Avenue and Brookland stations. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Metro’s Red Line Service Fully Restored Following Train Derailment

Metro is warning of major disruptions on the red line after a train with no passengers aboard derailed overnight.

08/30/2013

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Report: Metro Could Close Portion of Red Line for Several Weeks

Track work and major delays are nothing new on Metro, but an even larger problem could be looming for the Red Line.

08/23/2013

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O’Malley Swears in Transportation Secretary

Maryland’s incoming transportation secretary says he’s confident in the prospects of building the Purple Line in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, now that the state has new revenue to help pay for the light rail project.

07/02/2013

Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., delivers remarks following a roundtable discussion with Vice President Joseph Biden and law enforcement and elected officials to discuss gun safety on Feb. 11, 2013 at Girard College in Philadelphia. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Dem Senator Reminds Obama That Syria Has Crossed ‘Red Line’

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania on Thursday urged strong action in Syria now that the White House has said it has conclusive evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime has used chemical weapons against opposition forces.

06/14/2013

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3 Metro Stations to Close for Weekend Work

Metro says passengers should expect to wait longer than usual for trains this weekend while work is being conducted, and three stations on the red line will be closed.

06/11/2013

Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW

Faulty ‘Shoe’ May Have Caused Fire on Metro’s Red Line

Metro says a mechanical problem started a fire on train at the Silver Spring station that disrupted red line service between Takoma and Forest Glen.

05/15/2013

Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW

Metro Fire Causes Rush Hour Delays

Normal track operation has been restored on Metro’s Red Line between Takoma and Forest Glen after a fire was reported underneath a car of empty train rolling into the station around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

05/14/2013

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