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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Hellish Commute: Massive Delays on I-95 North, Metro’s Red Line

Wednesday’s commute is proving to be hellacious as a serious accident completely blocked northbound I-95 and a cracked third rail on Metro’s Red Line created significant delays.


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Cracked 3rd Rail on Red Line Causes Big Delays, Frustrates Riders

ignificant delays are possible on the Red Line this morning, Metro cautions. Trains are single tracking between the NoMa-Gallaudet and Fort Totten stations due to a cracked third rail near the Rhode Island Avenue Station.


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Payout Information From Deadly 2009 Metro Crash Released

It’s been three-and-a-half years since the worst crash in Metro history left nine dead and dozens injured, and the transit agency has finally released some information about payouts made in relation to the Red Line collision.


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Metro: Red Line Experiencing Single-Tracking Delays

Metro says it’s single-tracking between Medical Center and Friendship Heights after experiencing a cracked rail along the Red Line.


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Metro: Weekend Delays Slow Red, Orange and Green Line Trains

Don’t get caught waiting unnecessarily for the Metro when you can be in the know of weekend track work before it causes delays.