- Associated Press - Sunday, March 13, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - An emergency response drill is closing the Eisenhower Ave and Huntington train station stations for several hours.

Metro officials said in a statement that the yellow line stations will be closed Sunday from about 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Metro says the drill will allow emergency personnel to practice their response to a simulated train derailment.

Metro says the exercise will take place on the elevated track and tunnel between the Eisenhower Ave and King St-Old Town stations.

Metro says the exercise will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is expected to conclude no later than 2 p.m. More than 100 emergency responders are expected to participate.

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