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Next stop: Metro wedding and marital bliss

Monday - 6/11/2012, 11:48am  ET

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Riders on Metro's Yellow Line were surprised by a wedding ceremony performed on the train this weekend. (Courtesy Flickr user sciascia)
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WASHINGTON - While it is wedding season, Metro riders were not expecting to see a couple get hitched on a Yellow Line train.

Over the weekend, a couple was married while the train crossed the Potomac River. Flickr user Sciascia captured the moment on his iPhone and posted the photos and a short video.

"I was minding my own business on the yellow line when all of a sudden, as we crossed the potomac, a wedding broke out. these are my new favorite people ever," he writes.

"But if I knew I'd have been going to a wedding, I wouldn't have worn flipflops."

After the wedding was first reported by the Prince of Petworth blog, Twitter user @Lisatella identified the bride as Kaarin Moore, the owner of Closet Caucus, a fashion and wardrobe consulting firm in D.C.

An email to Closet Caucus returned an auto reply that stated:

Hello! I am getting hitched (and going on a fashionable holiday) and thus will be out of the office from June 8th through June 26th. Please continue to send messages and I will get back to you as soon as possible! Best wishes, Kaarin

To watch brief video of the end of the wedding ceremony, follow this link.

Apparently, weddings and public transit systems are a good pair.

Below is video of a just-married couple stopping for a dance in the Paris Metro:

WTOP's Meera Pal contributed to this report. Follow WTOP on Twitter.

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