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WMSC issues stay on WMATA rail operator training; rail service impacts avoided

Jan. 17, 2023
WMATA’s successfully appealed a directive requiring approximately 50 rail operators be pulled from service due to training discrepancies.
WMATA has been cleared to place more 7000 series railcars back into service - a move that will ease crowding on Metrorail and support the future opening of the Silver Line extension.

More 7000 Series railcars will return to WMATA after WMSC clears return to service plan

Oct. 26, 2022
The revised plan does not have limits on the number of 7000 series trains that can be in service and continues the four-day inspection interval implemented in Phase 2 of the return...
Two 7000-series trains at WMATA's Navy Yard station; up to 20 7000-series trains will be entering daily service starting Sept. 12 under an updated return to service plan.

Additional 7000-series trains returning to Metrorail service September 12

Sept. 6, 2022
With the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission’s approval, WMATA will return up to 20 7000-series trains to daily service.
The automated wayside inspection system WMATA installed at College Park.
Safety & Security

WMATA will submit a revised service restoration plan to meet late summer return of 7000 series cars

May 20, 2022
A newly installed automated inspection system is not part of the authority’s WMSC-approved plan to return its fleet of 7000 series railcars to service.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
File photo: A 7000-series railcar at Falls Church Station.

WMATA’s 7000-series fleet pulled again from service

Dec. 30, 2021
The Washington Metrorail Safety Commission ordered the fleet to be pulled from service six days after WMATA said it was pausing the fleet’s return to service.

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