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October 7, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Just Another Manic Monday: Metro Single-Tracking Due to Train Collision

Wondering why your commute is taking longer than expected this Monday morning? Delays were caused by two out-of-service trains that rear-ended each other earlier today when heading back to their respective rail yards. The collision occurred between the Foggy Bottom and Farragut West stations. The two train operators were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. one has […]

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February 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

WMATA Says Trains Are Single Tracking Between Fort Totten and Takoma

WMATA has partially suspended service between Fort Totten and Takoma Metro Station. The Washington Post is reporting that it’s been suspended since after 11:30 a.m. because of a fire outside of Ft. Totten. However, The Post says that the cause of the fire isn’t clear. According to The Post, “The transit agency sent shuttle buses to […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Safe Track Work Begins on the Red Line, Ridership Down (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Metro officials say ridership on the Red Line dipped significantly as Safe Track repair work began as scheduled on August 1st, with continuous single tracking between the Takoma and Silver Spring stations, now thru August 7. According to a Metro news release, ridership on the Red Line was down approximately 30 to 40 percent this […]

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