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Two Metro cars derail in rail yard

Two cars on a Metro train derailed Friday night in the rail yard in New Carrollton, a Metro spokeswoman said.

No injuries were reported in the derailment, which occurred about 8 p.m. The yard is at the Prince George's County end of the Orange Line.

Metro spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said no passengers are on trains in the yard. It was not clear whether any employees were in the derailed cars.

No details of damage could be learned immdiately. The cause of the derailment was not reported. Service was not affected, Farbstein said.

--Martin Weil

By Terri Rupar  |  April 23, 2010; 8:57 PM ET
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Only on you have a derailment with a post on the Get There blog and 3 days later, no comments. Guess most of us just shrugged it off as April's "Metro-fail of the Month"

Posted by: thetan | April 26, 2010 10:30 AM | Report abuse

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