Red Line riders should plan ahead for another round of single-tracking that will disrupt service most nights and weekends from Dec. 22 through Feb. 15. The work is needed to apply a sealant to keep water from seeping into the tunnels.
Metro says a smoke and fire incident that occurred on the Red Line Saturday was not caused by a defect in the problematic power cables, which have been the source for complications in the transit agency.
“We’re very confident with the safety of the system right now,” a Metro spokesman says.
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