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Metro Passengers Stranded For Hours On Green Line

About 2,000 passengers on Metro’s green line were stranded for hours on trains after emergency responders accidentally shut down power while handling a track fire.



Metro Board Member: Public Support Key To Growth

A Metro board member says public support is a key to getting Maryland, Virginia and the federal government to pay for a new growth plan for the transit system.


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Metro: Safety Behind Silver Line Extension

Metro says safety is behind a decision to extend the Silver Line.


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Metro Closing 5 Red Line Stations For Weekend Work

Metro plans to close five stations on the red line for weekend work.


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Metro Planning Work On Red, Orange And Green Lines

Metro says track work on the red, orange and green lines will affect train riders over the weekend.


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Metro Plans Weekend Work On Red And Orange Line

Metro is planning to use the Columbus Day holiday for an extra day of track maintenance.


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Metro Probing Power Problems That Led To Delays

Metro says it’s investigating the cause of power problems that tripped up the morning rush-hour commute along the Red Line.


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Metro Operating Normally After Intense Rains

Metro says service is operating normally following heavy rains that pelted parts of the Washington region.


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Metro: Hardware Failure Caused Weekend Outages

Metro officials say a hardware failure caused their train monitoring system to shut down twice over the weekend.


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Metro Riders With Paper Fare Cards To See Big Hike

When Metro raises its fares in July, riders who use paper fare cards will see big changes.


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NTSB Seeks Safety Improvements As Victims’ Families Mark Metro Crash Anniversary

Nine dead, eighty injured. Three years ago today, the worst accident in Washington D.C. Metro history happened.


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Metro Improves Safety 3 Years After Deadly Crash

Metro watchdog groups say the transit system is safer than it was three years ago when nine people were killed in a crash, but there’s room for improvement.