Active Incident Reviews

  • No Current Incident Reviews in Progress

Last major incident we covered:

Tuesday July 7, 2020 – 11:21AM Derailment of Glenmont Train 108 while departing Silver Spring station (B08-2007011)

Our mission is to independently provide insight and transparency on incidents that affect the rail operations of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and to proactively identify areas of concern that could escalate into a serious issue, in addition we cover the following:

Field Audits of Metrorail Operational Compliance CURRENTLY SUSPENDED As of March 16, 2020

Providing background information on selected events that may affect Metrorail operations

Reviewing incidents and preparing incident reports

Attending select WMATA Committee Meetings via live stream

Attending Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Meetings via live stream

Some Quick Facts about us:

  • We are NOT affiliated with WMATA/ Metro in any manner, we are a completely independent organization
  • While our primary focus is providing active monitoring during peak commuting times (M-F 7:30A-9:00A & 4:30P-7:00P) we try to follow-up with information on incidents during other times as soon as we can
  • DC MetroHero is a proud partner of ours, and is operated independently
  • We are a organized as a small business, and as such require funding to cover operations including labor costs that cover on average 15-20 hours each week
  • During security sensitive incidents, we will withhold selected information.