From 10:50A > 12:45PM Switch Component defect (heel block bolt) identified at 10:50A at 🟑🟒 Mt. Vernon Sq switch 5A leading from outbound to center track requiring 15 MPH restrictions and removing the center track from service

10:50A Track Inspectors identified defective heel block bolt on switch 5A on the outbound track (E1 34+50) 10:58A Speed restrictions implemented from 🟑🟒 Mt Vernon Sq > 🟑🟒 Shaw-Howard Univ and Mt. Vernon Sq trains (35X) instructed to turn around at U St. 11:55A Emergency Response Team arrives at Mt. Vernon Sq. 12:12P Third RailContinue reading “From 10:50A > 12:45PM Switch Component defect (heel block bolt) identified at 10:50A at 🟑🟒 Mt. Vernon Sq switch 5A leading from outbound to center track requiring 15 MPH restrictions and removing the center track from service”

Individual Struck by 🟒 Branch Av Train 509 entering 🟒🟑 Shaw-Howard University at 7:53PM, 03/24/2021 by

7:53P Individual Struck by Train 509 entering Shaw-Howard Univ station 7:55P Metro begins single tracking operations at Shaw 8:20P Individual rescued and transports with critical injuries Update Metro rescue @wmata Shaw-Howard Metro station. #DCsBravest have successfully removed an adult male from under the train. Being treated for very critical life threatening injuries. Unified command establishedContinue reading “Individual Struck by 🟒 Branch Av Train 509 entering 🟒🟑 Shaw-Howard University at 7:53PM, 03/24/2021 by”

Track Walker Injured 02/27/21 at 10:17AM 🟒🟑 Ft. Totten (E-2021058-1)

At 10:17A a track inspector suffered an injury to their right ankle requiring DC Fire & EMS response, while walking ~1,500’ (E1 243.00) from the inbound end of the 🟒🟑 Ft Totten platform on the outbound track requiring 🟒🟑 Greenbelt trains to single track via the inbound track at Georgia Av & Ft. Totten untilContinue reading “Track Walker Injured 02/27/21 at 10:17AM 🟒🟑 Ft. Totten (E-2021058-1)”