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Report: Oldest Metro railcars contain asbestos

Metro is working to retire its oldest cars from the 1000-series, but now there’s a new concern: asbestos. The asbestos is sealed outside the passenger cabin and not accessible to riders, a Metro spokeswoman says.

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