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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 11/18/2010

Metro train hits equipment on the tracks

By Washington Post editors

UPDATE:
Metro say the Glenmont, Wheaton and Forest Glen stations have reopened. A train hit track equipment on a track between the Glenmont and Forest Glen stations. Metro says the equipment was not a vehicle.

Track inspection is now underway. Trains are now single-tracking between Glenmont and Silver Spring.


Three MoCo Metro stations closed

12:01 a.m.
Metro now says that Wheaton, Glenmont and Forest Glen stations are all closed.


11:47 p.m.
Metro says there is debris on the tracks between Wheaton and Glenmont.


11:40 a.m.
Metro says the Wheaton and Glenmont stations are closed due to a situation outside Wheaton. Shuttle bus service has been requested between the two stations.

Stay with Postlocal.com and Dr. Gridlock for more details.

By Washington Post editors  | November 18, 2010; 12:16 PM ET
 
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