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Silver Line to use old rail cars initially

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Metro plans to rely on its existing rail fleet when the planned Silver Line opens because of delays with the production of new rail cars and a new facility designed to test them. That could strain the system's existing service, maxing out the agency's already tired fleet of 1,120 cars. Metro has awarded a $66 million contract to Skanska to build a test track facility near Metro's Greenbelt rail...

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