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Metro train evacuated for smoke, possible fire

FOREST GLEN — A Metro train has been evacuated after something caught fire and filled a tunnel with smoke near the Forest Glen station on the red line in Maryland. Montgomery County fire department spokesman Capt. Oscar Garcia says firefighters ...

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MARC trains halted after train fatally strikes person

GAITHERSBURG — Three MARC trains traveling into Washington have been halted after one fatally struck a pedestrian. Montgomery County Police spokesman Cpl. Dan Friz says an 81-year-old man was hurrying across the train tracks Friday morning to try to board ...

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Report: Metro governance needs shaking up

WASHINGTON — Metro needs “dramatic changes” to its governance in order to address persistent problems of funding, safety and management, a review task force concluded in recommendations released Wednesday. One of the central proposals is to include the governors of ...

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