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Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced Thursday that roughly half of the authority’s track inspection department will be disciplined for falsifying inspection records. The reports were filed just prior to the derailment of a Silver Line train near the East Falls Church platform on July 29. Wiedefeld the “disturbing level of indifference, lack of accountability and flagrant misconduct,” will result in 28 employees being fired, suspended or demoted. We talk with WAMU’s Martin DiCaro about the implications of the move on SafeTrack maintenance and Metro’s employee culture.
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