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Metro Denies Report of 24-Car “Frankentrain”

The typical Metro train contains six or eight cars. But can you imagine the creation of a mega-Metro train—a "Frankentrain"—with 24 cars? According to Unsuck D.C. Metro, that's exactly what happened on Jan. 27, when an eight-car Orange Line train near Cheverly lost power and left 44 passengers stuck.
The first eight-car train sent to "rescue" [...]

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