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Radio encryption blamed for failure in deadly D.C. tunnel incident

Security and Safety | January 23, 2015

The failure of D.C.'s Fire and EMS radios inside the tunnels appeared to be a major flaw, but Metro now says there was nothing wrong with its radio antennas or repeaters in the underground station and tunnels. An initial report from D.C. Fire and EMS said Metro was notified about problems with the radios four days earlier

'Electrical arcing' caused Metro car to stop, fill tunnel with smoke

Rail| January 14, 2015

One woman was killed and more than 80 passengers were suffering from respiratory problems and other health issues after the incident.

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