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Wheaton Metro escalators out

Mark Berman

The ups & downs of Metro | A look at Metro's escalators | Outages

The climb to fix Metro's escalators

All entrance escalators are out of service at the Wheaton metro station. The elevator is operational and the station remains open, but this will be a major headache for commuters. The station's escalators are the longest in the entire system. Shuttle bus service has been requested. If you have the option of going to another station, you might want to consider it. If you have to use this station, we recommend comfortable shoes.

Previously; before that.

By Mark Berman  | October 12, 2010; 6:40 AM ET
Categories:  Advisories, Metro  | Tags:  escalators  
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Comments

This is the third time this has happened in the past few weeks. There was just a huge fare increase and service has not improved and the escalators have gotten worse. I pay almost $10 per day on metro and I would like to know where this money is going.

Posted by: qwerty7 | October 12, 2010 10:46 AM | Report abuse

The head of the elevator and escalator division is still employed, why?

Posted by: ceebee2 | October 12, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

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