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Power problems impact D.C. Metro line

Posted on September 19, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Power problems created havoc on D.C. Metro’s Red Line Wednesday morning, leading to single-tracking, severe overcrowding, an evacuation and at least two hospitalizations, according to the Washington Post.

Over the course of about two hours, thousands of commuters became stranded on platforms and the rails, and dozens of riders had to be off-loaded from a train. Metro issued warnings of delays, urging commuters to avoid the Red Line and to consider using the Green Line or Metrobus instead. For the full story, click here.

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