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iol.co.za
Positive response to Cape Town traffic strategy“The whole problem is to get Metrorail working well and offering an expanded se
Positive response to Cape Town traffic strategy
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
“The whole problem is to get Metrorail working well and offering an expanded service,” said chamber president Janine Myburgh. “We have the rail routes and there is no reason other than financial why capacity and frequency should not be... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
A Groving Consensus?extended service as well, with a stop at Lamar and Barton Springs Rd., the clos
A Groving Consensus?
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
extended service as well, with a stop at Lamar and Barton Springs Rd., the closest open road to the Zilker Park grounds. • MetroRail service is also extended during ACL, running until 2:30am Friday and Satur­day, and 12:30am on Sunday, to and from... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Many parking changes to occur for next Cougars game – The CougarGregory, associate athletics director for auxiliary services, encouraged commut
Many parking changes to occur for next Cougars game – The Cougar
The Daily Cougar / Posted 5 hours ago
Gregory, associate athletics director for auxiliary services, encouraged commuters to find another way to campus, use the METRORail or carpooling. Gregory also recommended parking at the Energy Research Park, especially if students will arrive on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Train derails, causing R5m damagePRETORIA: Metrorail incurred damage estimated at R5 million when one of its tra
Train derails, causing R5m damage
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
PRETORIA: Metrorail incurred damage estimated at R5 million when one of its trains derailed at the De Wildt Station in Ga-Rankuwa yesterday. The empty T9911 coach train overshot the end of the platform resulting in four coaches leaving the tracks... Read more
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iol.co.za
Train derails near Ga-Rankuwa - PICPretoria - Workers are still trying to separate the coaches of a Metrorail trai
Train derails near Ga-Rankuwa - PIC
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria - Workers are still trying to separate the coaches of a Metrorail train that derailed in De Weldt Station, north of Pretoria, on Monday morning. The incident happened in Makau, just after Ga-Rankuwa. At least five coaches of the Metrorail... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
No injuries reported after train overshoots platform in Ga-Rankuwa“Empty coach T9911 overshot the platform end. Four coaches are off the tracks a
No injuries reported after train overshoots platform in Ga-Rankuwa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
“Empty coach T9911 overshot the platform end. Four coaches are off the tracks and one coach is completely on the ground‚” Metrorail said in a statement. “The train personnel did not suffer any injuries. Metrorail technicians are on the scene to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail train derails at De Wildt station Metrorail in Pretoria says while there were some delays, peak hour commuters
Metrorail train derails at De Wildt station
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Metrorail in Pretoria says while there were some delays, peak hour commuters have been serviced. FILE: Metrorail trains. Picture: Wikimedia Commons Train derails,Metrorail derailed,Train... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail mulls shutting down CT central line over vandalism Metrorail's regional manager Richard Walker says the situation has become unt
Metrorail mulls shutting down CT central line over vandalism
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Metrorail's regional manager Richard Walker says the situation has become untenable. Rail commuters wait on a platform at Mutual Station in Cape Town. Picture: Aletta... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Metrorail Cautiously Resuming Cape Town LinesMetrorail is cautiously resuming services along its Khayelitsha/Kapteinsklip/Sa
Metrorail Cautiously Resuming Cape Town Lines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Metrorail is cautiously resuming services along its Khayelitsha/Kapteinsklip/Sarepta line after services were cancelled because of protest damage, the company said on Saturday. But a complete recovery from the damage done during protests which... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Metrorail cautiously resuming Cape Town linesTrain station. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - Metrorail is cautiously re
Metrorail cautiously resuming Cape Town lines
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Train station. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - Metrorail is cautiously resuming services along its Khayelitsha/Kapteinsklip/Sarepta line after services were cancelled because of protest damage, the company said on Saturday. But a complete... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail: It could take weeks to fix Langa rail service Metrorail is awaiting a report from technicians on the extent of damage cause
Metrorail: It could take weeks to fix Langa rail service
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Metrorail is awaiting a report from technicians on the extent of damage caused during protests in Langa. FILE: Protesting Langa residents closed Bhunga Avenue by burning tyres and littering... Read more
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iol.co.za
Central train line will be out of service for a whileWalker said repairing cables could not be done overnight. Metrorail did not spe
Central train line will be out of service for a while
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Walker said repairing cables could not be done overnight. Metrorail did not specify how much it would cost to repair and replace the equipment. Technical teams are working flat-out, and Walker said they would be able to predict on Friday how long... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Transport union calls for improved safety at level crossingslevel crossings Earlier this week, a train collided with a light truck at the
Transport union calls for improved safety at level crossings
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
level crossings Earlier this week, a train collided with a light truck at the Koelenhof crossing. No one was injured. A Metrorail train burns after crashing into a vehicle near Stellenbosch. Picture: Gordon Hiles/EWN Metrorail,United National... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Langa rail service still suspended as authorities assess damageassess damage Earlier this week, violent protests erupted in the area which ha
Langa rail service still suspended as authorities assess damage
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
assess damage Earlier this week, violent protests erupted in the area which have affected rail services. FILE: A Metrorail passenger train. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN Metrorail,Metrorail vandalism,Langa CAPE TOWN - Metrorail officials... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Train stations are useless for people with disabilityFarm to various clinics and hospitals and she has to rely on taxis because of t
Train stations are useless for people with disability
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Farm to various clinics and hospitals and she has to rely on taxis because of these barriers at the train stations. PRASA / Metrorail called me a couple of months ago and said they would fix up her specific route... but then we had the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail calls on City of CT to help protect infrastructure Metrorail suffered extensive damage to its infrastructure during service deli
Metrorail calls on City of CT to help protect infrastructure
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
Metrorail suffered extensive damage to its infrastructure during service delivery protests in the Langa. Fire and smoke damage at Cape Town Station following an incident of arson in April... Read more
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Eye Witness News
CT's central line train service remains suspendedweek. This file photo shows rail commuters on a platform at Mutual Station in
CT's central line train service remains suspended
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
week. This file photo shows rail commuters on a platform at Mutual Station in Cape Town. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN. Metrorail,Metrorail vandalism,Langa,Langa protest CAPE TOWN - Services on Metrorail’s central line in Cape Town remain... Read more
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iol.co.za
Service delivery protests disrupt Langa schools, public transportexpected back in court on October 11. The violent protests in Langa on Tuesday
Service delivery protests disrupt Langa schools, public transport
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
expected back in court on October 11. The violent protests in Langa on Tuesday have had repercussions for railway service, Metrorail, when a train was torched between Bellville and Tygerberg stations. A train driver barely escaped with his life as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Petrol Bomb Suspect, 37 Langa Protesters Appear in Courtand Tygerberg stations. A large amount of equipment, including signals, was da
Petrol Bomb Suspect, 37 Langa Protesters Appear in Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and Tygerberg stations. A large amount of equipment, including signals, was damaged during the protest over housing. Metrorail said it would take several days to be repaired. Burning obstacles were put on the railway lines and protesters... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rail Commuters Stranded After Langa ProtestsMetrorail says sheer volume means it cannot provide alternative transport Toda
Rail Commuters Stranded After Langa Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Metrorail says sheer volume means it cannot provide alternative transport Today, people who depend on the Metrorail's Central Line were left stranded again. Services were cancelled after a train was torched yesterday between Bellville and Tygerberg... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town's central rail lines still closedA Metrorail train comes to a standstill before reaching Cape Town station. (Ima
Cape Town's central rail lines still closed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
A Metrorail train comes to a standstill before reaching Cape Town station. (Image: Adiel Ismail) Cape Town - Metrorail's trains to Khayelitsha and Kapteinsklip would remain suspended for the rest of Wednesday and Thursday, due to damage from... Read more
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iafrica.com
Severe train accident near Stellenboschvehicle, a small truck, severely damaged. The vehicle belongs to Reliance Comp
Severe train accident near Stellenbosch
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
vehicle, a small truck, severely damaged. The vehicle belongs to Reliance Compost. Emergency services are on the scene. Metrorail has issued a notice via Twitter, saying that all Muldersvlei trains will terminate at the Stellenbosch station, and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Protests affect 150 000 commuters in Cape TownDonald Grant and councillor Brett Herron‚ mayoral committee member of transport
Protests affect 150 000 commuters in Cape Town
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Donald Grant and councillor Brett Herron‚ mayoral committee member of transport for the city condemned the torching of Metrorail trains and destruction of infrastructure. Protests in Langa flared on Tuesday and resulted in several Metrorail... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Petrol bomb suspect, 37 Langa protesters appear in courtinvestigating the incident. A large amount of equipment, including signals, wa
Petrol bomb suspect, 37 Langa protesters appear in court
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
investigating the incident. A large amount of equipment, including signals, was damaged during the protest over housing. Metrorail said it would take several days to be repaired. Burning obstacles were put on the railway lines and protesters... Read more
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iol.co.za
150 000 train users affected by #LangaShutdownalight and eight apparatus cases, two track boxes and numerous signals were dam
150 000 train users affected by #LangaShutdown
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
alight and eight apparatus cases, two track boxes and numerous signals were damaged, inflating already high repair costs. Metrorail spokeswoman Riana Scott said the railway service decided to shut down its stations in the central corridor because... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspect Nabbed With Petrol Bomb At Langa Protestmet with residents at a local hall in an attempt to calm the situation. These n
Suspect Nabbed With Petrol Bomb At Langa Protest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
met with residents at a local hall in an attempt to calm the situation. These negotiations are still underway, Smith said. Metrorail reported that several track boxes, signals and apparatus cases had been extensively damaged between Bonteheuwel and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Metrorail CTN Suspends Trains On Central LineMetrorail in Cape Town on Tuesday suspended trains in the central service corri
Metrorail CTN Suspends Trains On Central Line
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Metrorail in Cape Town on Tuesday suspended trains in the central service corridor following a service delivery protest in Langa, the railway operator said in a statement. A train was torched between Bellville and Tygerberg Stations and the driver... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Langa Hostel Dwellers Protest Lack of Progresscars could not enter Langa. Children could not get to school and people missed
Langa Hostel Dwellers Protest Lack of Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
cars could not enter Langa. Children could not get to school and people missed work. Spaza shops and crèches were closed. Metrorail services were suspended. The Langa post office was burnt. A heavy police presence was soon on the scene including... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Calm restored to Langa after protestsupgrade hostels in the area. Demonstrators tried to break into a shop, attacke
Calm restored to Langa after protests
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
upgrade hostels in the area. Demonstrators tried to break into a shop, attacked a post office building and vandalised Metrorail equipment. The metro police's Yolanda Faro says: “There are no incidents reported in Langa, but we still have a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Metrorail halts some CT services after Langa protests Violent protests erupted in the Langa area this week which have affected rail
Metrorail halts some CT services after Langa protests
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Violent protests erupted in the Langa area this week which have affected rail services. A Metrorail passenger train arrives at Mutual Station in Cape Town. Picture: Aletta... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai Metro: Missing deadlines can prove costlyyears and the work on phase III — a sprawling 140 km — has been progressing wel
Chennai Metro: Missing deadlines can prove costly
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
years and the work on phase III — a sprawling 140 km — has been progressing well. Whereas phase I of Chennai Metrorail should have been completed by 2015, according to its original schedule, it started its first 10 km service between... Read more
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iol.co.za
Protesters bring Langa to a standstillyesterday and the police had arrested at least 18 protesters, as this scale of
Protesters bring Langa to a standstill
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
yesterday and the police had arrested at least 18 protesters, as this scale of violence and destruction is not tolerated.” Metrorail Western Cape regional manager Richard Walker said commuters were advised to expect longer travel times because of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Frustrated Langa erupts, rush-hour delaysMetrorail blamed the protest​ers​ for vandalism on its central line, which ​mad
Frustrated Langa erupts, rush-hour delays
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Metrorail blamed the protest​ers​ for vandalism on its central line, which ​made thousands of commuters late​ for work​ – if ​they arrived ​at all. Earlier in the morning, ​after ​protesters set fire to Langa’s small post office, police arrived at... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Metrorail CTN suspends trains on central lineIavan Pijoos, News24 Three Metrorail train carriages were gutted by a fire at
Metrorail CTN suspends trains on central line
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Iavan Pijoos, News24 Three Metrorail train carriages were gutted by a fire at Nolungile Station in Site C, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, affecting train travel in the city. The cause of the fire is being investigated. (Lulama Zenzile, Die Burger) Cape... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Langa hostel dwellers protest against lack of progresscars could not enter Langa. Children could not get to school and people missed
Langa hostel dwellers protest against lack of progress
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
cars could not enter Langa. Children could not get to school and people missed work. Spaza shops and crèches were closed. Metrorail services were suspended. The Langa post office was burnt. A heavy police presence was soon on the scene including... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspect nabbed with petrol bomb at Langa protestmet with residents at a local hall in an attempt to calm the situation. These n
Suspect nabbed with petrol bomb at Langa protest
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
met with residents at a local hall in an attempt to calm the situation. These negotiations are still underway, Smith said. Metrorail reported that several track boxes, signals and apparatus cases had been extensively damaged between Bonteheuwel and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Langa residents demand release of arrested protestersA local post office was burnt‚ commuters had to navigate streets littered with
Langa residents demand release of arrested protesters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
A local post office was burnt‚ commuters had to navigate streets littered with debris‚ pupils could not get to school and Metrorail trains were affected by vandalism in the area on the Cape Flats. Several men and women were taken into custody on... Read more
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iol.co.za
#LangaShutdown: 18 arrestedLieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said police members would remain in the area unt
#LangaShutdown: 18 arrested
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said police members would remain in the area until the situation has been contained. Metrorail regional manager Richard Walker said that services into the Langa area were suspended because residents were... Read more
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iol.co.za
#LangaShutdown: Post Office set alightand throwing stones at trains in attempt to prevent commuters from going to wor
#LangaShutdown: Post Office set alight
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
and throwing stones at trains in attempt to prevent commuters from going to work. No one has been arrested as yet." Metrorail regional manager Richard Walker said that services into the Langa area had been suspended because residents were... Read more
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iol.co.za
Violent protest in Langa shuts down major roadDrive between the N2 and Bofors Circle has been closed to traffic. Motorists ar
Violent protest in Langa shuts down major road
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Drive between the N2 and Bofors Circle has been closed to traffic. Motorists are being diverted by officials on scene.” Metrorail regional manager Richard Walker said that services into the Langa area were suspended because residents were... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh minister concedes failure to improve road traffic disciplinedifficult to make the uncommon man to follow the law," he quipped. He said vit
Bangladesh minister concedes failure to improve road traffic discipline
Bdnews24.com / Posted 9 days ago
difficult to make the uncommon man to follow the law," he quipped. He said vital infrastructural projects like the Dhaka Metrorail project, the Padma Bridge and the Karnaphuli tunnel are going ahead at an encouraging pace. No pressure for snap... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man dies 'trying to jump on to moving carriage'Van Wyk said. “According to witnesses, the victim was trying to board the movi
Man dies 'trying to jump on to moving carriage'
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Van Wyk said. “According to witnesses, the victim was trying to board the moving train by jumping in between coaches.” Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott also confirmed the incident. “We can confirm this incident is being investigated by... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Local NFTA response to NYC explosionenforcement will be added to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the Nia
Local NFTA response to NYC explosion
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 days ago
enforcement will be added to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the Niagara Falls International Airport, along the MetroRail and at the NFTA's bus terminal in downtown Buffalo. He added commuters and flyers could see the additional patrols... Read more
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Miami New Times
South Florida's Ten Worst Intersectionsthey are all bad. No matter the time of day, South Dixie is the Ninth Circle of
South Florida's Ten Worst Intersections
Miami New Times / Posted 14 days ago
they are all bad. No matter the time of day, South Dixie is the Ninth Circle of Hell. Adding to the pain is the fact that Metrorail zips rapidly parallel to the road, a constant, frustrating reminder that if the county had built an effective... Read more
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iol.co.za
SANParks week: It’s for mahala, go and explore!Mountain, Tankwa-Karoo and the West Coast National Park. People will need to t
SANParks week: It’s for mahala, go and explore!
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Mountain, Tankwa-Karoo and the West Coast National Park. People will need to take their identity documents with them. Metrorail and Cape Town Tourism are partners in the initiative. Metrorail spokeswoman Daphne Kayster said their role was to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Prasa train coaches attached over unpaid security debtsto cover court costs to get the coaches back. Prasa spokesperson Riana Scott s
Prasa train coaches attached over unpaid security debts
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
to cover court costs to get the coaches back. Prasa spokesperson Riana Scott said the dispute between Chuma Security and Metrorail was "subject to legal proceedings and therefore we will not be discussing details in public". The company accepted... Read more
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NBC Washington
SafeTrack Surge 9: 42 Days of Continuous Single-Tracking($4 per trip) from the Vienna Metro station (bus bay N) to the Pentagon only (p
SafeTrack Surge 9: 42 Days of Continuous Single-Tracking
NBC Washington / Posted 16 days ago
($4 per trip) from the Vienna Metro station (bus bay N) to the Pentagon only (pickup at bus bay L-7). Other Ways to Avoid Metrorail In addition to taking the bus, here are more options for getting around without Metrorail: Biking: The Washington... Read more
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NBC Washington
SmarTrip Cards Commemorate African American MuseumPentagon Sales Office Open Weekdays 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m
SmarTrip Cards Commemorate African American Museum
NBC Washington / Posted 19 days ago
Pentagon Sales Office Open Weekdays 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Metro Anacostia Sales Office Anacostia Metrorail Station, Mezzanine Level, Bus Bay Exit Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Joe Slovo High School learners vow to continue protesttraveling to school by train, cannot be held responsible for their late arrival
Joe Slovo High School learners vow to continue protest
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
traveling to school by train, cannot be held responsible for their late arrival due to daily delays. "With constant Metrorail delays and problems, we are always late. That's not our fault." WATCH: Pupils protest - Khayelitsha school unrest... Read more
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The Hill
The Hill's 12:30 Reporton the tarmac. It was pretty bad. This is worth reading: http://nyti.ms/2ccHste
The Hill's 12:30 Report
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
on the tarmac. It was pretty bad. This is worth reading: http://nyti.ms/2ccHste NOW DON'T PANIC OR ANYTHING BUT...: D.C.'s Metrorail system is weighing its options for permanently cutting late-night and weekend service in an effort to keep up with... Read more
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