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MTA knew Baltimore Metro rails did not meet safety standards in November 2016

MTA knew Baltimore Metro rails did not meet safety standards in November 2016

The Maryland Transit Administration knew that the Baltimore Metro subway’s rails violated the agency’s safety standards for more than a year before officials declared an emergency shutdown of the system with less than 24 hours’ notice last week, according to an MTA inspection report.

Seventeen of the Metro’s turns were deemed to be “deteriorated to the point where no train movement is allowed” in a...

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