Metro has removed an employee who operated a train that nearly hit a team of inspectors from the job of train operator, the Washington Post reported.
A supervisor also was suspended without pay for a week because of the incident, spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said.
The incident near Alexandria's Braddock Road Station last month came days after Metro lifted a six-month ban on monitors' access to live tracks. Metro officials acknowledged the train that nearly hit the inspectors was traveling too fast.
Tri-State Oversight Committee, which monitors safety at Metro, said the inspectors had to scramble to avoid being struck.
The train operator may be eligible for another position.