• metrorail Dec 2, 2020

    Loose Bolts Found on Metro Train That Separated on Red Line

    News4 has new information on the Metro train cars that separated on the Red Line at Glenmont last week. A number of lose and worn bolts were found on the train’s coupler, the part of the train that holds railcars together. Investigators told News4 their findings are preliminary but they had a chance to inspect the railcars closely this...

  • Metro Nov 26, 2020

    Metro Removes All 6000-Series Trains After Railcar Separates

    Metro has removed all of its 6000-series trains from the tracks after a railcar that was carrying passengers separated from another railcar. The 6000-series Metro train carrying passengers came apart Tuesday at its coupler, the piece that holds the railcars together. It’s the second time such an incident has happened in two months. A separation also happened in early...

  • Adam Tuss Nov 25, 2020

    Metro Removes All 6000-Series Trains After Railcar Separates

    Metro is removing all of its 6000-series railcars from the tracks after a train that was carrying passengers separated from another car. News4’s Adam Tuss reports.

  • Metro Oct 28, 2020

    Metro Proposes 2 Metrorail Station Name Changes

    Metro has proposed to rename Tysons Corner to “Tyson Station” and Prince George’s Plaza to “Hyattsville Crossing.” Metro wants to hear what riders think about the name change. Transportation Reporter Adam Tuss reports.

  • Metro Feb 27, 2020

    DC Mayor Calls for Later Metro Closures

    D.C. Mayor Muriel Boswer is calling for later Metro closures, and they match Metro’s own proposal. Transporation Reporter Adam Tuss reports.

  • Rescue Jan 25, 2020

    First Responders Recount Emotional Rescue of Woman Stuck Under Metro Train

    First responders who rescued a woman pinned under a Metro train Thursday evening say it was a team effort by firefighters and police. The woman apparently had a medical emergency on the platform at the Court House station in Arlington, Virginia, and fell onto the tracks, according to Metro Transit Police. A train couldn’t stop in time, and the...

  • Rescue Jan 25, 2020

    Rescuers Saved Woman Pinned by Metro Train

    Rescuers heroically saved a woman trapped by a train on the Metro tracks. Chris Gordon spoke to two of the first responders.

  • metrorail Jan 24, 2020

    Woman Struck by Train at Court House Metro Station

    A woman was struck by a train at the Court House Metro station in Arlington, Virginia, during the Thursday evening commute. The woman appears to have had a medical emergency before falling off the platform about 5:15 p.m., according to Metro Transit Police. She was partially pinned by a train. She was freed and taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening…

  • Rescue Jan 24, 2020

    Woman Rescued From Underneath Metro Train

    A woman fell onto the tracks inside the Court House Metro Station as a train was pulling in. She was pinned underneath. Jackie Bensen reports it was a harrowing evening for everyone involved.

  • metrorail Jan 24, 2020

    Woman Pinned Under Train at Court House Metro Station

    A woman fell on the tracks and was pinned underneath a train at the Court House Metro Station, causing delays during the Thursday evening commute. Jackie Bensen reports her injuries and not life-threatening.

  • metrorail Dec 11, 2019

    Metro No Longer Single-Tracking

    Metro trains single-tracked in three places during the Tuesday evening commute. A track problem near the Woodley Park station forced single-tracking between the Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations after 5 p.m. Smoke was reported. That issue was resolved by 6 p.m. Then another track problem was reported near the Van Ness station. Trains single-tracked between Van Ness and Friendship…

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