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Cracked rail fouls Red Line during morning rush

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Metro's Red Line was experiencing significant delays Wednesday morning after crews discovered a crack in the system's electrified third rail. Metro officials became aware of the cracked rail between the NoMa-Gallaudet and Rhode Island Avenue stations at about 6 a.m., just as the morning rush was starting. Trains were single-tracking between the NoMa and Fort Totten stations until about...