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Broken Rail May Delay Metro’s Blue, Yellow Lines

Metro is warning riders that a broken rail south of Reagan National Airport may cause delays on the blue and yellow lines during the morning rush.

01/23/2014

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NTSB Recommendations Could Change Rail Travel

Changes are coming to the way you travel. The National Transportation Safety Board just released a top 10 list of improvements.

01/19/2014

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Metro Debuts Newest Rail Cars

Metro riders will get their first look at the system’s new rail cars, which will replace some cars that date back to the system’s debut in 1976.

01/06/2014

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Metro: Some Operators Disabled Emergency Intercoms

Metro says some rail operators have been disabling emergency intercoms on trains.

07/12/2013

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Orb To Have An Inside View Of Preakness From Rail

For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

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Metro: Cracked Rail Repaired On Red Line

Metro says workers have repaired a cracked rail on the red line and delays should dissipate as rush hour winds down.

05/01/2013

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Metro Rail Stations Poised For Sleek Makeover

Metro’s rail stations are getting a makeover to make them brighter and more modern.

04/12/2013

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Exhibit Explains B&O RR Link To W.Va. Statehood

An exhibit at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore explains how the railroad played a role in the establishment of West Virginia statehood during the Civil War.

04/04/2013

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Metro To Discuss Weekend Closures At Meeting

Metro officials plan this week to discuss weekend shutdowns of sections of the system’s rail lines and their impact on riders.

03/11/2013

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D.C. Firm Continues Northeast Maglev Rail Effort

A Washington firm is continuing efforts to bring high-speed, magnetic levitation trains to the region.

02/25/2013

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Mass Transit Canceled; Local Residents Wait For Sandy

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has canceled all service for Monday due to severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy.

10/29/2012

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Metro: Weekend Work Occurring On 4 Of 5 Lines

Metro says customers traveling on Metrorail this weekend can expect delays because of track work taking place on four of the system’s five lines.

09/27/2012

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