January 2, 2018 Shady Grove Yard Derailment

At about 6:52AM EST on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the third car of an eight-car 7000-series train preparing to enter revenue service at Shady Grove station (A15) derailed while passing a switch within the Shady Grove rail yard (A99). The only personnel aboard the train at the time of the derailment was the train operator,Continue reading “January 2, 2018 Shady Grove Yard Derailment”

Statement on WMATA Blue Line Train Misrouted to Court House (16-0133)

EVENT SUMMARY  Incident Location: WMATA Rosslyn Station Incident Date: April 28, 2016 Active Incident Timeframe: 07:31AM – 07:40AM EDT Incident Category: Train Misrouting At approximately 7:33 AM EDT, on Thursday, April 28, 2016 WMATA Blue Line Train 401 departing the Rosslyn station en route to Franconia-Springfield took the incorrect junction heading toward stations serviced by theContinue reading “Statement on WMATA Blue Line Train Misrouted to Court House (16-0133)”