Archive for the tag 'crash'

Jul 09 2009

Latest Metro Fail: Sleeping on the Job

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YouTube video apparently shows operator napping By JIM IOVINO Updated 8:48 PM EDT, Thu, Jul 9, 2009 Related Topics:Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority | Adrian Fenty A Metro train operator recently received a one-week suspension for texting while operating a train, but starting Monday future incidents will result in automatic termination. Metro Takes Tougher Stance […]

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Jun 23 2009

June 23, 2009 – Track Investigators Focus on Sensors

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From Washington Times Tuesday, June 23, 2009 Metro train crash investigators focusing on sensors Michael Drost (Contact) and Joseph Weber (Contact) The investigation into Monday’s fatal Metro crash that killed nine people is focusing on radarlike sensors that failed to alert a red line train that other trains were stopped on the track, John B. […]

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Jun 22 2009

Update – June 22, 2009 – Metro Train Crash

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From WTOP.com WASHINGTON – A Metro train smashed into the back of another at the height of the Monday evening rush hour, killing at least six people and injuring scores of others as cars from the trailing train jackknifed into the air and fell atop the first.One of the fatalities was a female train operator, […]

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Jun 22 2009

June 22, 2009 – Metro Crash

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From WTOP.com WASHINGTON – At least two people have died and several people are trapped and injured after a Metro Red Line train derailed and collided with another Metro train, officials say. The six-car train derailed and then collided with another train between the Takoma Park and Fort Totten stations around 5 p.m. Monday. The […]

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