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Weekend Work To Affect All Metro Lines

Metro says trains five of the system’s six lines will run every 16 minutes throughout the weekend to accommodate track work.

10/15/2014

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Police Investigate Fight On Train Captured On Video

Chaos on board the Baltimore Metro! A group of attackers tried to push a man out of a moving train—and it’s all caught on tape.

10/13/2014

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Metro To Close Bethesda Stations To Fix Leaks

Metro officials plan to close three red line stations in Bethesda for 14 weekends in 2016 to repair persistent leaks in the tunnels and to avoid a long-term shutdown of the red line that had been feared.

10/09/2014

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Metro Begins Replacement Of Bethesda Escalators

Metro is beginning a two-year project to replace the escalators at its Bethesda station, home to some of the longest escalators in the world.

10/06/2014

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Famed Violinist Plays Do-Over At DC Train Station

Joshua Bell will try playing in a train station again, but this time he hopes it’s conducive to making music.

09/30/2014

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Metro Chief Says He Will Retire In Early 2015

Metro’s chief executive says he will step down from the transit agency next year.

09/24/2014

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Metro: 4 Lines To Be Affected By Weekend Work

Metro says the orange, blue, red and green lines will be affected by weekend work.

09/24/2014

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Joshua Bell Returns To DC After Playing For Change In 2007 Metro Stunt

Grammy-winning violinist Joshua Bell played for change in a D.C. Metro station in 2007 during an experiment. He hasn’t been able to live it down.

09/23/2014

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Metro To Resume Use Of Computer-Driven Trains

Metro plans to bring back computer-driven trains to the red line, five years after the automated system failed and caused a fatal crash.

09/20/2014

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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

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Metro Announces Labor Day Weekend Track Work

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.

08/26/2014

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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

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