Thursday, January 16, 2020 WMATA Service Events

Summary of events that occur during our active monitoring of rail operations on Metro. Majority of listed events fail to impact service to the level where they require a social media post from us, however they do show what’s occurring on the system. Page is refreshed every 20 minutes during active monitoring 7:56A Branch AvContinue reading “Thursday, January 16, 2020 WMATA Service Events”

Low Speed Collision Between Two Out of Service WMATA trains at Largo Town Center

At 2:37PM EDT, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, Train 818, an out of service 8 car train failed to stop while approaching a parked 6 car train in the storage tracks outbound of Largo Town Center and experienced a low speed collision between car 7490 of the moving train and car 3223 of the stationaryContinue reading “Low Speed Collision Between Two Out of Service WMATA trains at Largo Town Center”

Incident Summary – June 16, 2019 Red Line Single Tracking due to Dislodged Wire

On Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:22AM EDT, Silver Spring bound Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Train 203 while four thousand and eighty five feet away and in approach to Friendship Heights station reported that a wire and the conduit it was encased in had become dislodged from the ceiling of the tunnel andContinue reading “Incident Summary – June 16, 2019 Red Line Single Tracking due to Dislodged Wire”

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 fireContinue reading “Incident Summary – June 14, 2019 Track Fire outside L’Enfant Plaza”