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Metro has resumed service along the Red Line following a report of smoke and fire under a railcar at the Silver Spring station Tuesday.
Metro is no longer single tracking on the Red Line between the Friendship Heights and Van Ness stations.
Metro says it has finished some emergency maintenance that caused major delays on the busy Red Line during the morning rush hour.
In the event of an emergency, Metro board member Tom Downs says it is important that riders can access the Internet and social media websites like Twitter for news and information. Meanwhile, Metro says it is working to eliminate dead spots for cellphone and Internet service.
Metro says all Red Line service has been restored, but its Red Line trains are traveling at 35 mph until the transit agency determines what caused a power problem Wednesday morning.
Metro officials say further investigation has determined an electrical short caused the doors on a moving Red Line train to open.
Metro says it will take three more years to finish track work along its Red Line.