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PHOTOGRAPHS BY BARBARA L. SALISBURY / THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Metro officials (above, from left) Bob Golden, Jack Requa and Richard Sarles ride Tuesday on a new Xcelsior XDE40 bus while Robert Miles (below) drives. The new hybrid-electric models are about two feet shorter and 3,000 pounds lighter than existing Metro buses but can seat several more people.

PHOTOGRAPHS BY BARBARA L. SALISBURY / THE WASHINGTON TIMES Metro officials (above, from left) Bob Golden, Jack Requa and Richard Sarles ride Tuesday on a new Xcelsior XDE40 bus while Robert Miles (below) drives. The new hybrid-electric models are about two feet shorter and 3,000 pounds lighter than existing Metro buses but can seat several more people.

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