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Woman got down on knees, 'threatened to blow up' Red Line

Trains are running again on the Red Line in Montgomery County, after a woman "threatened to blow up the train."

Tags: Shady Grove

Monday - 06/13/2011, 10:19am EDT

2 Metro operators ran through red in past month

Two Metro train operators have run through red signals in the past month -- serious safety violations equivalent to a car running through a red light, but on a much larger scale.

Tags: Jim Dougherty , Metro , Brentwood Rail Yard , Ken Sundberg , West Falls Church Rail Yard , Adam Tuss

Thursday - 05/12/2011, 02:46pm EDT

Older, slippery tiles at Metro stations in need of repair

Alexandria Mayor and Metro Boardmember Bill Euille doesn't get a good feeling when he walks on some Metro station platforms.

Tags: Bill Euille , Shady Grove , White Flint , Gallery Place , Braddock Road , Adam Tuss , Metro Board of Directors

Tuesday - 04/26/2011, 02:08pm EDT

Miscommunication a factor in deadly Metro accident, documents say

Miscommunication. That's the troubling central theme in two recent Metro accidents -- including one that left two maintenance workers dead.

Tags: Jeff Garrard , Sung Duk Oh , Farragut North , Rockville , Twinbrook , Metro , National Transportation Safety Board , derailment , Adam Tuss

Monday - 04/11/2011, 04:25pm EDT

Metro: Trains resume normal service after person struck

Red Line Metro trains are sharing a single track between the New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue stations after a person was struck by a train, officials say.

Tags: Metro , person struck , D.C. Fire and EMS , New York Avenue , Rhode Island Avenue

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 04:56pm EDT

Red Line riders experienced morning delays

Red Line trains are no longer running on a single track.

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Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 10:13am EST

Normal service resumes on Metro's Red Line

Normal service has resumed on Metro's Red Line after a cracked rail was discovered Thursday.

Tags: Metro

Thursday - 12/16/2010, 11:11am EST

Metro blames economy for no ridership growth

A down economy -- and not the biggest fare increase in Metro history -- is to blame for a lack of growth in rail and bus ridership, the transit agency says.

Tags: Peter Benjamin , Metro Board of Directors , Red Line crash , fare increase , Adam Tuss , Washington Dulles International Airport , Dulles Rail , Metro , Gary Emerling

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 03:35pm EST

Metro recommending fix for fatal Red Line flaw

The fatal 2009 Red Line crash was blamed on a technical glitch that caused the agency's anti-collision system to fail. Now, Metro says it's ready to move ahead with a fix.

Tags: Metro , track circuit , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 03:35pm EST

Metro board debates solving escalator issues

Metro has discovered numerous escalator brake issues since the transit agency started inspecting its fleet, officials say.

Tags: Metro , Gordon Linton , Richard Sarles , escalators , Glenmont , Silver Spring , Wheaton , Forest Glen , Adam Tuss , Gary Emerling

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 03:02pm EST
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