The plan calls for paper farecard sales to end at individual stations on a rolling basis beginning in October, with all paper farecard sales ending by January. The older brown fare machines will only be used to add value, while the newer, blue machines will be able to both dispense new cards and add value. Beginning in early March, paper farecards will no longer be accepted at fare gates, but the value will still be allowed to be added to a SmarTrip card until June through existing farecard machines. Beginning July 1, any value left on paper farecards would remain with Metro.
The series CAF trains are retired in because of poor quality and unreliability. The original order of rail cars all of which have been retired as of July 1,  was manufactured by Rohr Industrieswith final delivery in Breda Costruzioni Ferroviarie Bredanow Hitachi Rail Italymanufactured the second order of 76 cars delivered in and A third order of cars, also from Breda, were delivered between and An order of cars from Breda, numbered —, were delivered between and These cars are numbered — and were delivered Metro paper through The new cars are different from previous models in that while still operating as married pairs, the cab in one car was eliminated, turning it into a B car.
The new design allows for increased passenger capacity, elimination of redundant equipment, greater energy efficiency, and lower maintenance costs. The National Transportation Safety Board investigation of the fatal June 22,accident led it to conclude that the series cars are unsafe and unable to protect passengers in a crash.
As a result, on July 26,Metro voted to purchase series cars to replace the remaining series cars.
In MayMetro placed another order for series cars, which will replace all of the series cars. Washington Metro signaling and operation During normal passenger operation on revenue tracks, trains are designed to be controlled by an integrated Automatic Train Operation ATO and Automatic Train Control ATC system that accelerates and brakes trains automatically without operator intervention.
All trains are still manned with train operators who open and close the doors, make station announcements, and supervise their trains. The system was designed so that an operator could manually operate a train when necessary. Almost immediately after the system opened in Metro realized these features were not conducive to safe or efficient operation and they were disabled.
At present the doors may be opened automatically or manually. If a door tries to close and it meets an obstruction, the operator must re-open the door. Hours and headways[ edit ] Metrorail begins service at 5 am Monday through Friday, 7 am on Saturdays, and 8 am Sundays; it ends service at Headways are much longer during midday and evening on weekdays and all weekend.
Night and weekend service varies between 8 and 20 minutes, with trains generally scheduled only every 20 minutes. On the Red Line, every other train bound for Shady Grove terminates at Grosvenor—Strathmorein addition to the alternating terminations at Silver Spring mentioned above.
These are primarily instituted due to a limited supply of rail cars and the locations of pocket tracks throughout the system. UntilMetro ended service at midnight every night, and weekend service began at 8 am.
Bywith encouragement from businesses, that closing time had been pushed back to 3 am,  with peak fares in effect for entries after midnight. There were plans floated to end late night service due to costs inbut they were met with resistance by riders.
Independence Day activities require Metro to adjust service to provide extra capacity to and from the National Mall. Metro has altered service and used some stations as entrances or exits only to help manage congestion. Rush Plus service occurred only during portions of peak service: When Silver Line service began, those trains would be routed through the tunnel, and so some of what were Blue Line trains to Largo Town Center were now diverted across the Fenwick Bridge to become Yellow Line trains running all the way to the Green Line to Greenbelt.Metroactive is Silicon Valley's definitive website for nightlife, music, clubs, arts and culture.
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