Metro Train Operator Suspended After Rail Yard Collision - NBC4 Washington

Metro Train Operator Suspended After Rail Yard Collision

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    A Metro train operator has been suspended after a collision in a rail yard, News4 has learned. 

    The accident happened yesterday morning at the Branch Avenue Rail Yard when an 8-car train collided with two separate rail cars. 

    Metro says it was a low speed accident and there was minor damage. No one was hurt. 

    The operator is off the job pending the results of an investigation.