Rail Cars Separate from Metro Train Near Twinbrook

Two rail cars separated from a Metro train near the Twinbrook Metro station Monday morning. 

WMATA officials said two cars on an 8-car train became decoupled just after 9 a.m. 

No one was injured, and all of the passengers got off the train safely. 

Red Line trains shared a track for about 20 minutes after the rail cars separated. The incident is under investigation. 

This isn't the first time this type of incident has occurred. In January, a problem with a spring and moisture in the section that hold the railcars together broke apart.

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