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Pedestrian bridge collapse near College Park disrupts MARC, Metro rail service

Pedestrian bridge collapse near College Park disrupts MARC, Metro rail service

A pedestrian bridge collapsed on top of rail lines serving MARC trains and the Washington Metro between College Park and Greenbelt on Wednesday afternoon, temporarily shutting down service on both systems, according to the Maryland Transit Administration and local emergency officials. The incident occurred about 3 p.m. after the bridge was "struck by the boom of a rail crane operated by a Metro contractor," the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said. No injuries were reported in the incident. The affected Camden Line, which serves MARC, was temporarily closed in both directions but had resumed service by 5 p.m. after a CSX Transportation bridge inspector cleared...

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