Posts Tagged ‘dc metro trains’

Metro’s Brand New Bethesda Station Escalator Malfunctions Again

Trains on Metro’s Red Line bypassed the Bethesda station beginning around 9:20 a.m. because of the outage.

Take a Look at Metro’s New 7000 Series Railcars

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority today showed off its pricey new "7000 Series" railcars, which will start replacing the system's oldest vehicles by the end of the year. By 2018, the cars—which will cost about $1.5 billion—will make up more than half of WMATA's fleet, which currently stands at 1,200 vehicles.
WMATA has 528 railcars on order [...]