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No Metro service on parts of Blue, Orange, Silver lines rest of day

Metro says service will not be restored on its Blue, Orange and Silver lines, between Eastern Market and L’Enfant Plaza for the rest of Thursday. Also, Metro has ordered Federal Center SW station remain closed for the rest of Thursday for a full third-rail insulator replacement.

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