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  • Metro: System safe despite smoke incidents

    WASHINGTON — Metro has released new information about smoke incidents that occurred in multiple stations this past weekend, including one incident passengers described as an “explosion.” Metro now says there was a sudden release of…

  • Smoke seen near Orange Line Metro train deemed brake problem

    WASHINGTON — A brake problem caused smoke to be seen near an Orange Line Metro train Friday morning — just a few days after an Yellow Line train filled with smoke, causing one death and…

  • Timeline shows long wait for help on smoke-filled Metro train

    WASHINGTON — Passengers on a smoke-filled subway train in the nation’s capital were still asking when help would arrive 27 minutes after the smoke was first reported, District of Columbia officials said Thursday. One woman…

  • L’Enfant Plaza temporarily closed; rail service impacted on 5 lines

    WASHINGTON — The L’Efant Plaza Metro station has been evacuated and is temporarily closed due to smoke in the station. Delays are significant. Metro Transit Police and fire department personnel are on scene trying to…