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Westbound Orange Line Train Derails

UPDATE: Rail commuter delays are long and widespread, but no one was injured in the derailment. See story.

An Orange Line train headed to Vienna derailed between the Rosslyn and Court House stations on Monday afternoon, according to the Metro web site.

The train derailed around 2:45 p.m., according to Metro.

Trains are sharing a single track between Clarendon and Foggy Bottom.

Metro has told customers to expect "major delays" on the Orange line for the remainder of the day. The Blue Line is operating normally.

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 9, 2008; 3:19 PM ET
Categories:  Metro  
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