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Crack No. 27: Why cracked rails are a frequent problem on Metro

It's now happened for the 27th time. Metro says a cracked rail outside Friendship Heights is causing single tracking on the Red Line between Medical Center and Van Ness-UDC.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 12:05pm EST

Tags: Metro, wmata,

Metro under microscope for recent safety incidents

The agency which has primary oversight of Metro safety talked about recent incidents on the transit system Thursday.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 02:17pm EST

Tags: Metro, Tri-State Oversight Committee, brake problems, Red Line crash