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Metro reports “state of good repair” for Surge 2 tracks

  • Published in State

Metro LogoWASHINGTON, D.C. – County commuters handled the shutdown of portions of the D.C. Metrorail’s Orange, Blue and Silver lines as well as officials could have requested of them.

Now, Metro is saying it did its part as well, completing all the necessary repairs during the two-week SafeTrack Surge 2.

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County residents adapt to SafeTrack shutdown

  • Published in Local

NewCarrolltonParkingLotWiderNEW CARROLLTON – Weeks of warnings from county and Metro officials have been heeded by Prince George’s commuters, who have adapted their transportation plans in the face of a two-week-long shutdown of rail segments on the Orange, Silver and Blue lines into the District of Columbia.

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WMATA releases derailment incident report

  • Published in Local

Metro Station DC 12 2011 00062WASHINGTON – In light of the Aug. 6 rail derailment on the Blue and Orange Lines near the Smithsonian Metro Station, causing a disruption in service on the Orange, Blue and Silver Lines, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has released an incident report of exactly what happened.

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Silver Line derailment thrusts WMATA officials into action

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Metro Station DC 12 2011 00062WASHINGTON—The metro Board of Directors have announced they will return earlier than anticipated after the announcement of the derailment of a car on the Silver Line two weeks ago. Federal officials have sounded off on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and demanding solutions.

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