Incident Summary – June 14, 2019 Track Fire outside L’Enfant Plaza

On Friday, June 14, 2019 at 6:52 PM EDT, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Special Green Line Train 550 while operating in passenger service as a baseball supplemental train enroute to Anacostia, reported a trackside fire five hundred and seventy-six feet outside of and while in approach to L’Enfant Plaza. Following reporting the fire… Read More

Roadway Worker Protection Violation on October 4, 2018

At 11:45AM EDT Glenmont bound Train 155-3204 approached track department personnel between White Flint & Grosvenor stations on Track 1, the inbound track without sounding its horn periodically and at normal operating speeds instead of the required reduced speed. Train 155 did slow and pass the personnel at approximately 10-15MPH after visually acquiring the track… Read More

Event Summary on September 6, 2018 WMATA Roadway Worker Procedure Violation

On Thursday, September 6, 2018 at about 11:02 AM EDT, Shady Grove-bound Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Train 102 reported to the Rail Operations Control Center (ROCC) the presence of personnel on the tracks between the Grosvenor and White Flint stations on the outbound track (Track A2) without the required presence of an Advanced… Read More