Members of Congress from the Washington area say they’re troubled that the Metro subway system isn’t doing enough to ensure that passengers are safe following a fatal malfunction in January.
Metrorail trains are delayed on the Red Line during Monday morning rush after reports of smoke caused by another arcing insulator.
An arrest has been made in the brutal beating of a passenger on Metro’s Green Line on Sunday.
Earlier this week the NTSB handed down another safety recommendation, and the result is a long, hot and crowded summer on Metro.
Metro has temporarily removed all of its 4000-series railcars from service for safety inspections out of an abundance of caution, WMATA announced Wednesday.
Members of Congress representing the Washington area say they’re “appalled” that the Metro subway system hasn’t installed components that protect the electrified third rail, possibly putting passengers’ lives at risk.
Metro’s Green Line is experiencing delays Monday afternoon after a man in a wheelchair fell off the platform and onto the tracks.
Federal officials are recommending that D.C.’s subway system immediately repair components that are designed to protect the electrified third rail from water and other contaminants.
Monday marks a big day for some Metro riders who rolled to work in one of the new 7000 series trains.
Members of Congress from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia say they’ll try to restore $50 million in funding for safety improvements to the Metro subway system that was cut by the House.