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Invisible, until it was too late

The cause of the deadly Metro crash in June 2009 can be boiled down to one fact, the National Transportation Safety Board found: The system that keeps trains apart didn't recognize that one train was stopped in the path of another.

Graphic explaining the cause of the deadly Metro crash in June 2009

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For days, trains were invisible to Metro
Article | National Transportation Safety Board investigators this week provided the most detailed, blow-by-blow explanation yet for the June 22, 2009, Metro Red Line crash -- an account of how aged, faulty equipment left trains invisible for days on a stretch of track near the Fort Totten Station, making t...

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