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Metro's Rush Plus: help or hindrance?

Having lived in New York City, my immediate inclination would be to explain Metro's new Rush Plus plan in the simplest terms: rush hour express trains. However, this is Metro we're talking about and with WMATA nothing can be that simple.

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 04:38pm EDT

Tags: rush plus, Blue Line,

Weekday construction, Metro track work scheduled

There will be a a few construction closures to look out for this week, including some midday work in the Express Lanes Project.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 02:48pm EDT

Tags: tim bracken, Blue Line, Express Lanes Project

Metro restores service after derailment

Metro crews worked through the night to make repairs. The transit agency says normal service has been restored on Metro's Blue and Orange Lines.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 06:50am EDT

Tags: Metro, derail, Rosslyn, Blue Line


Metro finishes inspection of more than 450 cars

Metro says it has finished inspecting more than 450 train cars as a result of an incident last week where a brake part fell off an Orange Line train.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 10:29am EST

Tags: Metro, friction ring

Metro to inspect 464 rail cars after Friday malfunction

A piece of equipment fell off a Metro train Friday, leading to delays on the Blue and Orange lines.

Friday - 01/06/2012, 05:04pm EST

Tags: Metro, Dan Stessel, Blue Line,

Metro sidelines 16 cars after Tuesday's malfunction

Officials say the incident was caused when a friction ring fell off a Blue Line train and hit the electrified third rail, causing smoke until power was cut shortly after the incident.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 01:05pm EST

Tags: Metro, D.C., Blue Line, Richard Sarles

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