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Second cracked rail in two days for Metro

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Metro is single-tracking around a cracked rail near Bethesda Thursday afternoon -- the system's second cracked rail of the year, coming just a day after the first. The crack, detected during a routine inspection, and its repair shouldn't hurt the evening commute, Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said. The crack is on the outbound rail, where trains head toward Shady Grove, and is inside a...