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Dupont Circle north escalators out

Red Line riders: Metro reports that all entrance escalators are out of service at 20th and Q streets. The Dupont Circle station remains open. The non-working escalators are on the north side of the station, where you see the Walt Whitman poetry etched in the stone facing.

It's not a good idea to walk up or down those escalators, especially in the snow.

By Robert Thomson  |  February 6, 2010; 12:00 PM ET
Categories:  Advisories , Metro  | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, Metrorail, snowstorm  
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How's that global warming thing working out for ya now?

Posted by: freddy666 | February 6, 2010 3:08 PM | Report abuse

It's *definitely* not a good idea to walk up down the escalator in the snow. I broke my arm in several places in the 1996 snowstorm doing just that. That metal is slippery in freezing weather.

Posted by: lacoatrack | February 6, 2010 11:50 PM | Report abuse

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