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How the Metro derailment unfolded

A midnight derailment took down a portion of the Red Line for much of Friday because the train damaged vital signal cables and other parts along several thousand feet of track. Read related story.

How the Metro derailment unfolded
Sources: Staff reports, WMATA; 2012 imagery via Pictometry International. Bonnie Berkowitz and Laris Karklis/The Washington Post. Published on August 30, 2013, 9:18 p.m.

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