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Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a Metro subway train collision in Washington, DC, June 22, 2009. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Years After Fatal Crash, Metro To Phase In Computer-Driven Trains Again

Five years after the catastrophic Metro Red Line crash that left nine people dead and dozens more injured, the transit system will once again be using computer-driven trains, according to a report from The Washington Post.

09/23/2014

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

Metro: Some to Wait Longer For Weekend Trains

Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.

09/17/2014

Officers frantically try to save a man who intentionally jumped in front of an oncoming train. (credit: Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority)

Video: Officers Help Save Man Who Jumped Onto Metro Tracks

A train operator and two Metro Transit Police officers are being heralded as heroes for their roles in saving the life of a who intentionally jumped on the the tracks

08/27/2014

Platform level finishes and signage at Wiehle-Reston East Station. (Credit: David Claypool, Kalorama)

Metro’s Silver Line Gets Low-Interest Federal Loan

The Transportation Department has committed $1.28 billion toward the construction of Metro’s silver line in the form of a low-interest loan.

08/21/2014

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

Metro Restores Blue Line Service After Suspension

Metro has restored Blue Line service for all trains heading into the District from Virginia after it was suspended for more than an hour Friday morning.

08/15/2014

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

Metro: Weekend Work to Affect 4 Lines

Metro says some riders will wait longer for Metro trains this weekend while buses will also replace trains on a section of the red line.

08/12/2014

Washington Redskins Helmet

Metro Stays Open Later For Redskins Preseason Game

Metro says its rail system will stay open an additional hour to help riders get home from the Washington Redskins’ preseason game at FedEx Field.

08/06/2014

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro GM Makes First Public Comments About Metro Worker Punching Customer

Metro manager Richard Sarles is speaking for the first time about a July 1 incident in which a customer accused a station manager of giving him a black eye.

07/11/2014

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

Study: Metro Overcrowding Rare, Busiest Trains Often Below Ridership Capacity

People love to hate Metro, but are the trains actually as cramped and crowded as riders claim?

07/10/2014

(Photo credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Metro Fare Hikes Go Into Effect

Riding Metro is about to get more expensive.

06/27/2014

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