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Miscommunication a factor in deadly Metro accident, documents say

Miscommunication. That's the troubling central theme in two recent Metro accidents -- including one that left two maintenance workers dead.

Tags: Jeff Garrard , Sung Duk Oh , Red Line , Farragut North , Rockville , Twinbrook , Metro , National Transportation Safety Board , Adam Tuss

Monday - 04/11/2011, 04:25pm EDT

Accident causes MARC, Amtrak delays

Five MARC commuter rail cars have derailed after a slow-speed collision with a freight train in Union Station's rail yard. MARC's afternoon service is not expected to be affected.

Tags: Amtrak , MARC , Union Station , Maryland Transit Administration , D.C. Fire and EMS , Pete Piringer , Joe McHugh , Neal Augenstein

Friday - 11/05/2010, 11:44am EDT

Track equipment derails twice

Three separate incidents caused problems on the Blue, Yellow and Green Lines Wednesday morning.

Tags: Metro , Naylor Road , Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport , Crystal City , Metrorail , subway , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 10:23am EDT

Metro Board Chair urges change at transit agency

A six-car Red Line train derailed near Farragut North station Friday morning, the first day back to work for federal workers after the region's snow storms.

Tags: Metro , trains , transit

Friday - 02/12/2010, 01:00pm EST