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Metro has ordered a "safety stand down" after two more operators ran through red signals while on the tracks -- serious safety violations that could lead to collisions.
Weeks after a Virginia man was arrested and charged with plotting attacks against the Metro system, the transit agency is looking for two other men who may have been videotaping stations and trains.
With long lines, packed trains and frustrated riders throughout the Metro system Saturday, why did it seem like the transit agency wasn't prepared for weekend rallies.
You'll have to hoof down the escalators. One escalator at each entrance is going up.
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles tells WTOP the transit agency is currently facing challenges when it comes to air conditioning on trains.
After an extra long subway train rolled through eight stations, Metro took action against three of its employees.
"This has everything to do with training," a Metro train operator speaking on the condition of anonymity tells WTOP. "A lot of it is simple basic stuff that you learn in class. When I am on my train, I walk through and check how many cars I have. Every operator is supposed to do that."
The station reopened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
It was a long ride to work on Metro's Green Line Monday after a 10-car train made its way onto the tracks and began picking up passengers.
At a board meeting on Thursday, Metro officials will present a plan that will set in motion the procurement of hundreds of new, next generation rail cars, known as 7000 series rail cars.