Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The Week That Was


We like to try to keep these posts as short as possible, but in this case, it sort of keeps going.

Here's a list of what appear to be major "disruptions" as reported by Metro for the workdays March 11-17. We have removed incidents where the problem didn't appear to cause much delay.

March 11
6 a.m. A Red Line train at Rhode Island Ave in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train. An additional train was put into service from New York Ave.
6:04 a.m. A Red Line train at Takoma in the direction of Glenmont was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
7:37 a.m. A Red Line train at Union Station in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
8:54 a.m. An Orange Line train at West Falls Church in the direction of Vienna was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
2 p.m. A Red Line train at Medical Center in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
4:16 p.m. A Blue Line train at Pentagon in the direction of Largo Town Center was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train. An additional train was put into service from Potomac Ave.
6:20 p.m. A Red Line train at Rockville in the direction of Glenmont was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
6:32 p.m. An Orange Line train at West Falls Church in the direction of Vienna was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
March 12
7:37 a.m. A Red Line train at Union Station in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
8:39 a.m. A Red Line train at Bethesda in the direction of Glenmont was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
3:28 p.m. A Blue Line train at Pentagon in the direction of Largo Town Center was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train. An additional train was put into service from Largo Town Center.
March 13
8:10 a.m. A Red Line train at Union Station in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
8:35 a.m. A Yellow Line train at Mount Vernon Square was not dispatched because of a mechanical problem.
5:48 p.m. A Red Line train at Medical Center in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
6:01 p.m. A Red Line train at Metro Center was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train. The train was put back into service from Union Station after repairs were made.
March 16
8:13 a.m. A Red Line train at Dupont Circle in the direction of Glenmont was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
8:56 a.m. A Green Line train at Fort Totten in the direction of Greenbelt overran the platform and was unable to service the station.
8:58 a.m. A Red Line train at Van Ness-UDC in the direction of Glenmont was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
11 a.m. A Red Line train at Rhode Island Ave in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
11:54 a.m. A Green Line train at Greenbelt was not dispatched because of a public health issue (EW!).
3:52 p.m. A Red Line train at Fort Totten in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train. The train was put back into service from Gallery Pl-Chinatown after repairs were made.
March 17
7:31 a.m. A Red Line train at Friendship Heights in the direction of Shady Grove was delayed because of a mechanical problem. A following train was taken out of service and used to push the disabled train to the rail yard. Several trains were rerouted for service. Customers experienced significant delays.
7:34 a.m. A Green Line train at Naylor Road in the direction of Greenbelt was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
8:20 a.m. A Red Line train at Dupont Circle in the direction of Glenmont was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
3:48 p.m. A Blue Line train at Metro Center was taken out of service because of a mechanical problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
5:26 p.m. A Red Line train at Rhode Island Ave in the direction of Glenmont was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.
5:49 p.m. A Blue Line train at Van Dorn Street in the direction of Largo Town Center overran the platform and was unable to service the station.
5:51 p.m. A Red Line train at Van Ness-UDC in the direction of Shady Grove was taken out of service because of a door problem, and customers were required to exit the train.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jesus

Steffers said...

I wonder what the "public health issue" was?

Anonymous said...

This is an incredible indictment of Metro's lack of performance. Thank you for posting it.

Let's get Metro Fixed said...

You're welcome.

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