Statement on 8/1/17 Hard Coupling at West Falls Church Yard

At about 6:28A EDT, on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) rail cars experienced a hard coupling while moving into a shop at the West Falls Church Yard located north of the West Falls Church station and Interstate 66. A hard coupling is when two rail cars are coupled togetherContinue reading “Statement on 8/1/17 Hard Coupling at West Falls Church Yard”

Statement on WMATA SafeTrack Plan 

May 6, 2016 We at Rail Transit OPS Group support WMATA GM/CEO Paul Wiedefeld’s recommended SafeTrack program to address long overdue rail infrastructure maintenance. While we understand this will cause massive disruptions to the average commuter, Metro is making available alternative options during the majority of the disruptions, and commuter rail options such as MARC andContinue reading “Statement on WMATA SafeTrack Plan “