A week after its first fatal accident in five years, Washington’s Metro subway system is considering raising fares and reducing the frequency of trains.
In many ways, Carol Glover was like hundreds of thousands of Washington-area commuters who ride the nation’s second-busiest rail system.
The D.C. law firm Cohen & Cohen says it is representing injured victims of this week’s deadly Metro incident that filled L’Enfant Plaza and a Yellow Line train with smoke.
Metro will keep trains running two hours later than normal for New Year’s Eve.
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A D.C. woman says she successfully raced a Metro train going from Federal Triangle to Smithsonian on the Silver/Orange/Blue line.
Metro says train service is being restored between L’Enfant Plaza and Farragut West stations on the blue, orange and silver lines after a water main break at 12th and F streets near Metro Center suspended service earlier in the morning.
Metro’s new 7000-series railcars are one step closer to full-scale production after Metro and the Tri-State Oversight Committee (TOC) have agreed to allow safety testing to proceed for a 2015 completion.
Metro says trains five of the system’s six lines will run every 16 minutes throughout the weekend to accommodate track work.
Metro says trains on the orange and red lines will be affected by weekend work.