Event Summary of WMATA Roadway Worker Incident on August 25, 2018

On Saturday, August 25, 2018 at about 1:28 PM EDT, a Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Power Department (POWR) employee miscommunicated their location while accessing the traction power tiebreaker station on the Red Line that’s approximately 1,600 feet south of Rockville station. As a result, Train 110 (T-110), operating on the same track the… Read More

Combined Event Summary of Incorrect Routing of Two WMATA Trains at Rosslyn Station

This is a combined preliminary summary describing the events surrounding the incorrect routing of two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) trains at the Rosslyn station on August 27th and August 28th. Event 1: On Monday, August 27, 2018 at about 6:42 AM EDT WMATA Train 612 with a destination of Wiehle-Reston East serviced the… Read More

Preliminary Report: 6/30/18 – Incorrect Routing of Green Line Train

On Saturday, June 30, 2018 at about 6:18 p.m., Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Green Line Train 502 (T-502) headed from Greenbelt to Branch Avenue was incorrectly routed through two switches while in approach to the Fort Totten Metrorail station. The train came to rest in the non-revenue, single-track connector known as the B&E,… Read More