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Rescuers Free 6-Year-Old Boy Caught In Escalator At Md. Store

Prince George’s County rescuers cut an escalator apart to free a 6-year-old boy whose hands and fingers got stuck under the handrail at the bottom of the moving staircase.

04/18/2014

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Metro Project To Replace 3 Escalators Begins

Metro says it is starting to replace three elevators at the Pentagon station on the yellow and blue line.

02/04/2013

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Metro Finishes Escalator Project At Dupont Circle

Metro says it’s completed an eight-and-a-half month escalator replacement project at the Dupont Circle station.

10/21/2012

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Metro To Close 1 Of 2 Dupont Circle Entrances

A major metro entrance in Washington will be closed for nine months while officials replace escalators at the station.

01/31/2012

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Metro To Begin Replacing Dupont Circle Escalators

Metro is planning to close the south entrance of the Dupont Circle station in northwest Washington in order to replace three escalators.

01/24/2012

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FedEx Field Escalator Stops Suddenly, 2 Injured

Authorities say two men were taken to hospitals for minor injuries after an escalator at FedEx Field came to a sudden stop as the crowd was leaving the stadium.

12/05/2011

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Repairs To Shut Down Escalators At 2 Stations

Metro says it will need to shut down escalators at its Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom stations for a year for repairs.

05/13/2011

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Woman Falls Through Hatch At Metro Station

Metro officials say two workers have been fired after a 52-year-old woman fell through an escalator access hatch at the Pentagon station.

04/29/2011

(Credit: AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Report: Metro Not Well Equipped For Tunnel Fire

A Metro report says that some water pipes needed in emergencies to put out fires in the system’s tunnels weren’t designed to carry adequate water pressure.

03/09/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Escalator Apparently Collapses At D.C. Metro Station

Several steps of an escalator at Metro’s Foggy Bottom station have apparently collapsed into the machinery.

02/18/2011

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