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Hotter days, climate change pose challenges for train safety

September 19, 2023
red and white train on train station

When temperatures climbed into the upper 90s during early September, the Maryland Transit Administration tweeted out that Metro and Light RailLink trains would be running at reduced speeds due to extreme heat. The reductions in the maximum allowable speed were necessary “in order to maintain safe operating conditions,” the agency said.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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